Walter Elmer Schofield (1867-1944)

Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983)
National Trust Inventory Number 169483

Category Paintings
Date circa 1940
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 750 x 652 mm
Place of origin Cornwall
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall
On show at Godolphin, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Walter Elmer Schofield (1867-1944) by Sydney E. Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983), circa 1940. A portrait of the artist's father who was an artist, originally from America. According to John Schofield, Sydney was unhappy with this portrait of his father. The only reason he kept it was because it featured his father, otherwise he would have destroyed it.

Provenance

Purchased 2008

Credit line

Godolphin, The Schofield Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983), artist

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Place of origin Cornwall (884)
Materials Canvas (10000)
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Category Paintings (12604)
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall (272)
Periods 20th century (174097)
Maker Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983) (5)
Subjects Walter Elmer Schofield (Philadelphia 1867 - Cornwall 1944) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (11584)

Record Status

Enhanced

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