Painting by a man from Chicago on a painting holiday, Mousehole

Photograph
1984 (photographed), 1985 (printed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
C-type print
Brief Description
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'
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.
Dimensions
  • Image height: 405mm
  • Image width: 508mm
  • Paper height: 506mm
  • Paper width: 609mm
Production typeLimited edition
Object history
Creative Camera no.252
Production
from the series 'Paintings from the West of Cornwall'
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.312-1988

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record createdJune 13, 2006
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