Sarah JonesThe Sitting Room (Francis Place) III 1997

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Artwork details

Artist
Sarah Jones (born 1959)
Title
The Sitting Room (Francis Place) III
Date 1997
MediumPhotograph, colour, on paper on aluminium
Dimensionsimage: 1500 x 1500 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1999
Reference
P78250
Not on display

Summary

The Sitting Room (Francis Place) III is a large, square photograph. It depicts a teenage girl sitting cross-legged in an armchair in a sitting room. The image is scaled up to almost life size. The girl is barefoot and wears white trousers and a white v-necked top. Her straight, dark hair hangs over her shoulders and she looks at a point on the floor in the middle distance outside the picture frame. Shoulders hunched, and hands clasped in an unnatural position before her, she could be thinking of something difficult or unpleasant, certainly far away. The armchair is covered in dark green patterned chintz and has heavy-clawed wooden legs… (read more)

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