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SAMUEL. ALKEN JNR (1784-1825)

1784 to c. 1825, England

Hunters at Covert Side

Oil on panel

44.00 x 53.50 cm    17.32 x 21.06 inches

Overall Framed Size
55.50 x 64.50 cm    21.85 x 25.39 inches

Provenance
Provenance: Arthur Ackerman and Son


The Alken family, apart from being one of the most important in English sporting art, is also one of the most complex structurally. Sefferien Alken Snr. is credited with being the patriarch of the dynasty which included artists over three generations. Sefferien Snr., born in 1717, is believed to have come to England from Denmark and he is recorded as working as a stone and wood carver. <...
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