Sebastian Evans

Allegorical Subject: The Unfaithful Poet

1855

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Sebastian Evans 1830–1909
Medium
Ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions
Support: 252 x 175 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Miss Marjorie Ball 1988
Reference
T05475

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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