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The Début; or First Attempt at the Brush!!

A work made of soft ground etching with hand-coloring and aquatint on paper, laid down on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of soft ground etching with hand-coloring and aquatint on paper, laid down on cream wove paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Henry Alken
English, 1785-1851

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Henry Alken

Title

The Début; or First Attempt at the Brush!!

Place

England (Artist's nationality)

Date

Artist's working dates 1805–1851

Medium

Soft ground etching with hand-coloring and aquatint on paper, laid down on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image/primary support: 12.1 × 18.7 cm (4 13/16 × 7 3/8 in.); Secondary support: 15.3 × 23.1 cm (6 1/16 × 9 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1940.233.1

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