John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Coast Scene with Fishing Boats and Rainbows
Date Date not known
Medium Oil paint on paper
Dimensions Support: 175 x 253 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
An oil painting on cream wove paper. The work is in good condition. Slight damage to the edges of the work are due to the removal of a previous window mount. Discolouration and staining visible on the verso has been caused by the oils from the paint migrating from the recto.
On acquisition the paper tape hinges remaining on the verso were removed. Residual adhesive on the verso was removed and the work pressed prior to being inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.
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