Sebastian Evans Allegorical Subject: The Unfaithful Poet 1855

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Artwork details

Artist
Sebastian Evans 1830–1909
Title
Allegorical Subject: The Unfaithful Poet
Date 1855
Medium Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 252 x 175 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Miss Marjorie Ball 1988
Reference
T05475
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Technique and condition

Pen and ink drawing on white wove, good quality paper.

The image is executed in a black/brown ink, possible iron gall ink, with traces of pencil visible in the drawing.

On acquisition the picture was removed from the deteriorated backing paper, cleaned and pressed, then mounted in a triple mount.

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