William Henry Hunt

A Girl’s Head, in Profile to Right

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Artist
William Henry Hunt 1790–1864
Medium
Graphite and chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 83 x 64 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T08952

Technique and condition

A drawing with watercolour washes on a lightweight, cream wove paper. The support has been stuck on to a secondary lining, which is attached to a backing board. The work is in good condition with surface dirt and general discolouration.

On acquisition it was removed from the mount, dry-cleaned to reduce surface dirt and then pressed. It was mounted onto white museum board.

Lisa Psarianos
January 1998

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