John William Inchbold
Venice: A Girl in a Doorway 1862–4

Artwork details

Venice: A Girl in a Doorway
Date 1862–4
Medium Graphite, watercolour and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 254 x 178 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 pencil underdrawing on off-white, wove paper. It has suffered some discolouration from its window mount and adhesive attachment.

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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