attributed to Clarkson Frederick Stanfield

Shipping in an Estuary

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Artist
Attributed to Clarkson Frederick Stanfield 1793–1867
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

Display caption

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.

Gallery label, August 2004

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