John William InchboldA Syrian Girl at a Balcony overlooking a Bay date not known

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Artist
John William Inchbold (1830‑1888)
Title
A Syrian Girl at a Balcony overlooking a Bay
Date date not known
MediumGraphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensionssupport: 245 x 170 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T09031
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Technique and condition

The image is painted in watercolour and gouache applied over a pencil underdrawing on grey wove paper. It has suffered a small amount of discolouration from its mount.

On acquisition the work was removed from its mount and secondary support. Paper and adhesive remnants were removed prior to the work being pressed, inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.

Shulla Jaques
November 1997

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