John William Inchbold

A Man Digging on the Shore

1862

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 176 x 253 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T09030

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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