We are grateful to Professor Sam Smiles for his development of this In Focus publication, and to Rachel Scott for her valuable contribution to the technical research on the painting.

Sam Smiles and Rachel Scott would like to thank Rose Miller, Senior Conservator Easel Painting, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff / Uwch Gadwraethydd Paentiadau Îsl, Amgueddfa Cymru; Dr Joyce Townsend, Senior Conservation Scientist, Tate, London; Catherine McKenny and Natasha Walker, freelance painting conservators; Ceri Brough, Archive Assistant, Research Centre, National Gallery, London; Professor David Chandler, Doshisha University, Kyoto; Rachel Willis, Library and Information Assistant, Norfolk Heritage Centre, Norwich Millennium Library, Norwich; Opus Instruments and Euroteck Systems UK Ltd for their generosity in lending imaging equipment for the project; and the following at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery: Dr Giorgia Bottinelli, Curator of Historic Art, Lucy McNeill, Works on Paper Digitisation Project, Dr David Waterhouse, Curator of Natural History, and Cathy Proudlove, formerly Head of Conservation, Norfolk Museums Service.

This In Focus was sponsored by Christie’s, who have generously provided funding for collection research at Tate. For further information and to read other publications from the programme, visit the project page.

Professor Sam Smiles, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Plymouth
Rachel Scott, Painting Conservator, Tate

Series editor: Jennifer Mundy, Head of Collection Research, Tate
Project editor: Celia White, Collection Research Editor, Tate
Digital editor: Susannah Worth, Digital Editor (Research), Tate

ISBN 978-1-84976-540-4