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John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Forest of Fontainebleau: A Peasant outside a Church under Trees
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite, watercolour, gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 241 x 344 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 and outline detail and modelling in brush and ink on cream wove paper. The work is in sound condition although it is has suffered a small amount of damage and discolouration from its mount and from being backed on to a paper with animal glue.
On acquisition the work was removed from its mount prior to being pressed, inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.
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