John William Inchbold 1830–1888
A Shepherd on the Downs
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 179 x 254 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
The image is painted in watercolour applied over a pencil underdrawing with detail in gouache on an off-white wove paper. The work is in sound condition and has a small loss in one corner. It has suffered some discolouration from its mount.
On acquisition the work was removed from its mount prior to being pressed, inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.
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