Not on display
- William Henry Hunt 1790–1864
- Watercolour on paper
- Support: 235 × 203 mm
- Presented by Charles Fraser 1905
Hunt developed a special technique for his figure subjects involving breaking up his washes into separate touches, which could be described as a kind of stippling. He also developed, as did Turner, the practice of scratching out points and lines to provide highlights on the paper, which he would either leave untouched or modify by dotting with watercolour. This work shows his stippling technique as well as knife scratching.
Gallery label, September 2004
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