Carol RhodesRidge 1999

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Artist
Carol Rhodes (born 1959)
Title
Ridge
Date 1999
MediumOil paint on fibreboard
Dimensionssupport: 437 x 510 x 17 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Patrons of New Art (Special Purchase Fund) through the Tate Gallery Foundation 1999
Reference
T07535
Not on display

Technique and condition

Ridge is painted on a solid support consisting of medium density fibreboard (MDF) panel 5mm in thickness, supported with pine battens on the reverse. The work is primed with a thick, smooth and slightly glossy layer of cream coloured, oil paint. The image is painted with oil paint. The colours are muted and predominantly cool in tone. The paint is vehicular with enough body to hold the crisp texture of the brush hairs, although the general appearance of the work is flat. The paint is applied to the front face only, with a few areas of exposed priming. A delicate stroke with a fine brush was used to accomplish the precise application of paint. The opaque paint has a slightly glossy finish… (read more)

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