John William Inchbold A Man Digging on the Shore 1862

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Artwork details

A Man Digging on the Shore
Date 1862
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 176 x 253 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 watercolour with detail in gouache and pencil underdrawing on blue wove paper. The work has suffered some distortion and discolouration from its window mount and from being in proximity of other woodpulp mounts.

On acquisition the work was removed from its mount prior to being pressed and inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.

Shulla Jaques
November 1997

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