Peasants assembled before a building watching two women dancing; a group of men smoking pipes at r Watercolour (partly strengthened with gum), over graphite
- Height: 285 millimetres
- Width: 439 millimetres
Annotation on old mount: 'Another (original) version of this composition was brought to the BM 20.vi.30. Signed and dated 1802 in Roma. [another?] at Warwick' .
German Roy XVIIIc
21 June 2001
Lift. Remove debris. Inlay. Mount. Stamp.
Adhered around edges to solid mount. Slight discolouration. Inscription in brown ink at top of verso.
Lifted from mount by undercutting with a scalpel. Paper debris removed from verso by applying a poultice of Culminal (nonionic cellulose ether) and scraping with a scalpel. Adhesive residue removed using cotton wool swabs moistened with water. Humidified over capillary matting and Gore-Tex in a chamber and pressed. Inlaid using Japanese paper strips and Culminal (nonionic cellulose ether) adhesive and pressed again.
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Object reference number: PDO6345
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