The Nicholas Parsons Collection
A Pair of Original Equestrian Hunting Scene Engravings by Henry Thomas Alken (12 October 1785 – 7 April 1851), published by Thomas Mclean, 26 Haymarket, London, May 1st c. 1830, in original dark Oak frames. Titled ‘IDEAS – getting OVER with the likelihood of coming ON, My good fellow, I have an IDEA that I shall be right ON the top of you‘ together with ‘IDEAS. – I positively have no IDEA what I am to do in this case – have YOU my good fellow?’. Contemporary hand coloured in gouache.
Provenance: The late Nicholas Parsons, CBE. Actor, Comedian, Broadcaster, Wit and Raconteur. Host of BBC Radio programme Just a Minute 1967-2019.
H: 12.8″ / 32.5cm x W: 14.2″ / 36cm x D: 0.8″ / 2cm