Going To The Derby Oil Painting - Henry Thomas Alken

Going To The Derby

Henry Thomas AlkenItem # 102627
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Going To The Derby", originally brought to life by the talented Henry Thomas Alken. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Henry Thomas Alken and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "Going to the Derby" is a painting by the British artist Henry Thomas Alken (1785–1851), who was known for his depictions of sporting and hunting scenes. Created in the early 19th century, this work captures the excitement and anticipation surrounding the Epsom Derby, a prestigious horse race that has been held annually since 1780 in Epsom, Surrey, England. Alken's painting portrays the various classes of society and the lively atmosphere as spectators travel to one of the most fashionable and celebrated events of the British sporting calendar.

    The composition of "Going to the Derby" typically features a vibrant scene filled with carriages, riders, and onlookers, all making their way to the racecourse. The artwork is a testament to Alken's skill in illustrating the energy and movement of the crowd, as well as his attention to the details of the period's costumes and conveyances. Alken's work often included a touch of humor and satire, and it is likely that "Going to the Derby" also reflects his keen observation of social interactions and the enthusiasm of the British public for horse racing and betting.

    As a notable artist of his time, Henry Thomas Alken's contributions to the genre of sporting art are significant, and "Going to the Derby" stands as an important example of his oeuvre. The painting not only offers a glimpse into the sporting life of the era but also serves as a historical record of the social fabric of early 19th-century Britain. While the exact date of the painting's creation is not well-documented, it remains a valuable piece within the context of British sporting art and continues to be appreciated by art historians and enthusiasts of equestrian culture.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

    We believe in the quality of our hand-painted oil painting reproductions, and your satisfaction is our priority. If for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we offer a 45-day return policy. You can return your artwork within 45 days of receipt and receive a full refund. Please note that the artwork must be returned in the original packaging and in the same condition as it was received.

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  • How similar are your oil painting reproductions to the original artworks?

    We pride ourselves on achieving a high level of accuracy in our reproductions. While it's nearly impossible to replicate an artwork 100%, our skilled artists ensure that our reproductions capture the essence, texture, and colors of the original as closely as possible.
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  • Can I see a draft of the artwork before it's finished?

    Yes, we offer online proofing services. Once the initial draft is ready, we'll send you a preview. You can provide feedback, and our artists will make adjustments accordingly.
  • How do I clean and maintain my oil painting reproduction?

    Gently dust the painting with a soft brush or lint-free cloth. Avoid using chemicals or water. If the painting requires deeper cleaning, consult a professional.