View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms
- Thomas Stothard 1755–1834
- Ink, watercolour and graphite on paper. Verso: ink, watercolour and graphite on paper
- Support: 173 x 99 mm
- Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
This fragment of a drawing consists primarily of very wet grey washes applied with a soft brush over a graphite pencil underdrawing. Details and outlines were then added in pen and black ink. Stothard has added a dark wash for the background to give greater depth to the image.
Gallery label, August 2004