Sarah JonesThe Dining Room (Francis Place) I 1997

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Artwork details

Artist
Sarah Jones (born 1959)
Title
The Dining Room (Francis Place) I
Date 1997
MediumPhotograph, colour, on paper on aluminium
Dimensionsimage: 1500 x 1500 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1999
Reference
P78252
Not on display

Summary

The Dining Room (Francis Place) I is a large, square photograph. It depicts three teenage girls posed formally in a dining room in a balanced composition. The image is scaled up to almost life size. In the centre, a clock face in a housing resembling a classical temple stands on a dark marble fireplace. Above the clock hangs a nineteenth century portrait of a grey-haired man mounted in a heavy gilt frame. On either side of the painting, framed prints of men hunting on horseback hang at equal distance. The image is dominated by the colour of the wall behind, a brilliant, rich turquoise. In the midground, the polished surface of the dining table cuts across the picture horizontally… (read more)

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