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Photograph - Painting by a man from Chicago on a painting holiday, Mousehole
  • Painting by a man from Chicago on a painting holiday, Mousehole
    Southam, Jem, born 1950
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Painting by a man from Chicago on a painting holiday, Mousehole

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Cornwall (photographed)

  • Date:

    1984 (photographed)
    1985 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Southam, Jem, born 1950 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    C-type print

  • Museum number:

    E.312-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 990, box L

Jem Southam (born Bristol 1950) is well-known for his series of colour landscape photographs which he has worked on since the 1970s. Southam likes to observe a single site and theme over a period of time. This photograph is one of the series 'Paintings from the West of Cornwall' made in the 1980s in which Southam focuses on the processes and customs associated with making art.

Physical description

Colour photograph of the wall at Mousehole, Cornwall, by the beach. A watercolour painting, paintset and flask are laid out on a wooden bench/sleeper.

Place of Origin

Cornwall (photographed)

Date

1984 (photographed)
1985 (printed)

Artist/maker

Southam, Jem, born 1950 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

C-type print

Dimensions

Height: 405 mm image, Width: 508 mm image, Height: 506 mm paper, Width: 609 mm paper

Object history note

Creative Camera no.252

Descriptive line

20thC; Southam, Jem, 'Painting by a man from Chicago on a painting holiday, Mousehole', 1984, c-type colour photograph, from the series 'Paintings from the West of Cornwall'

Production Note

from the series 'Paintings from the West of Cornwall'

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Wall; Beach; Flask; Painting; Houses

Categories

Photographs

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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