John William Inchbold 1830–1888
Shore Scene with Groups of Figures
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 178 x 254 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 with detail in gouache applied over a pencil under-drawing on off-white, wove paper. It has suffered some discolouration from its window mount and adhesive attachment, and from being in proximity of other woodpulp mounts.
On acquisition the work was removed from its mount prior to being pressed, inlaid and mounted onto white museum board.
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