Henry William Bunbury 1750–1811
Two Figures, One Fully Worked Up, a Man with a Sword. Caricature
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 236 x 201 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 pencil drawing on a medium-weight, white laid paper. The work is in good condition with surface dirt and general discolouration. The support has been inlaid very tightly onto a one-ply board, which has then been attached onto a secondary mount.
On acquisition the drawing was removed from its secondary mount and inlay, cleaned to reduce surface dirt, then pressed and re-inlaid. It was mounted onto white museum board.
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