Henry Fuseli Charis Phykomené. Verso: Head of a Woman, Unfinished 1791

Artwork details

Artist
Henry Fuseli 1741–1825
Title
Charis Phykomené. Verso: Head of a Woman, Unfinished
Date 1791
Medium Graphite, chalk and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 280 x 198 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T10440
On display at Tate Britain

Technique and condition

A double-sided watercolour on lightweight cream laid paper. The work is in good condition with noticeable surface dirt.

On acquisition the support was removed from its mount and old tapes and adhesives removed. The surface was dry-cleaned to reduce surface dirt and then pressed. It was inlaid and mounted onto while museum board.

Lisa Psarianos
January 1998

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