John William Inchbold

Fishermen at Sunset

1859–60

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Artist
John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Medium
Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions
Support: 176 x 259 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T09050

Technique and condition

The image is painted in watercolour applied over a pencil underdrawing with detail in gouache on a grey/off-white wove paper. The work is in sound condition although it has suffered a small amount of abrasion and 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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