Attributed to Clarkson Frederick Stanfield Shipping in an Estuary date not known

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Artist
Attributed to Clarkson Frederick Stanfield 1793–1867
Title
Shipping in an Estuary
Date Date not known
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 59 x 78 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
Reference
T09328
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This carefully drawn image with extremely fine line work was probably done with a fabricated chalk, perhaps containing a waxy substance. This is suggested by the slight sheen on the surface of the media and the way the line work has been built up in the denser areas without smudging.

August 2004

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