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SAMUEL. ALKEN JNR (1784-1825)

1784 to c. 1825, England

Racehorses exercising outside a rubbing down house

Oil on canvas

indistinctly signed

48.20 x 61.00 cm    18.98 x 24.02 inches


Racehorses exercising outside a rubbing down house

The Alken family, apart from being one of the most important in 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 i...
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