John William Inchbold

A Syrian Girl at a Balcony overlooking a Bay

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 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

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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