Artists

Henry Thomas Alken, Sr.

(British, 1785-1851)

The finest artist of the Alken family of painters, Henry Sr., also know as Ben Tally Ho or Old Henry, handled oil or watercolor with ease. He also was a superior engraver. His subjects were active foxhunting or racing scenes, sometimes depicting humorous occurrences. He was a prolific artist, producing thousands of works.

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