Antique English Sporting Prints From Alken and Alden - a Pair
A pair of antique English sporting prints handsomely framed in Hogarth-style frames with eglomise glass.
The first print is an antique hand colored aquatint by Thomas Sutherland of the Epsom Races, after Henry Alken. The subtitle reads: “To the Noblemen and Gentlemen Subscribers, Mr Thornhill's Chestnut Colt Sam, beating Lord Darlington's Grey and Sir John Shelly's Prince Paul for the Derby Stakes”. Published by S & J Fuller in London, 1819.
sight 15½ by 26 inches
frame 24 by 33½ inches
The second print is a sporting print entitled Whaddon Chase, after the painting by Cecil Alden, published in London on December 1st 1925 by Alfred Bell and co.
sight 15 by 24½ inches
frame 22½ by 32¼ inches
The prints are in good antique condition.
The frames are also in good condition with some scuffs and wear.