John William Inchbold
Fishermen at Sunset 1859–60

Artwork details

Fishermen at Sunset
Date 1859–60
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 176 x 259 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 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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