Henry William Bunbury 1750–1811
The Anglers. Caricature
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 243 x 427 mm
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
Technique and condition
A graphite drawing with watercolour washes on a medium-weight, white laid paper. The work is generally in good condition with surface dirt and general discolouration over the surface. The support has been inlaid very tightly onto a one-ply board, which has then been attached to a secondary mount.
On acquisition the drawing was removed from its secondary mount and inlay, cleaned to reduce surface dirt and pressed. It was inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.
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