|Method||Aquatint with original hand colouring|
|Artist||Thomas Sutherland after Samuel Alken|
|Published||Pubd. by Sherwood, Jones & Co. Augt. 1. 1823.|
|Dimensions||Image 110 x 182 mm, Sheet 135 x 215 mm|
A scene of a group of horses and owners preparing for the second race of the day from The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette.
Thomas Sutherland (c.1785 - 1827) was a British aqua-tinter and artist who lived and worked in London.
Samuel Alken (1756 - 1815) was a British landscape artist and pioneer of aquatint printing. Alken is particularly remembered for his sporting scenes, particularly of hunting, a genre in which his sons, Samuel and Henry Thomas, also worked.
Condition: Some time toning to sheet edges.