John William Inchbold
A Sunlit Wood 1861

Artwork details

A Sunlit Wood
Date 1861
Medium Graphite and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 255 x 176 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 on a grey wove paper. The work is in sound condition although it is has suffered a small amount of discolouration from its mount.

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

Shulla Jaques
November 1997

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