The Duke of Newcastle’s Return from Shooting
Engravingpublished 10 January 1792
About the artist
Samuel Alken was an aquatint engraver of landscapes, topographical views and sporting subjects, after works by contemporary artists. He was born in London; the son of a carver and guilder. Alken studied at the Royal Academy Schools. As well as his aquatints, he produced some painted decorative compositions. His son was sporting artist Henry Thomas Alken.