28 November 2007
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Samuel Henry Alken (British, 1810-1894)
A Terrier with a Ball in an Extensive Landscape
signed and dated 'ALKEN/1851' (lower left)
oil on canvas
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 June 1988, lot 48.
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Please note the medium is pencil and oil on canvas and not as stated in the catalogue.
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