A St Ives Fisherman (from a set of six portraits)

Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983)
National Trust Inventory Number 169637

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1940
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 770 x 665 mm
Place of origin Cornwall
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall
On show at Godolphin, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A St Ives Fisherman (from a set of six portraits) by Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983), circa 1940. A half-length portrait wearing a white smock, sitting, facing, against a black draped background.


Formerly owned by Mrs Mary Schofield (1917 - 2008); bought by the National Trust in 2007

Credit line

Godolphin, The Schofield Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Verso: Label on frame reads 'Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc. 14 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York.' A 128.
Verso: Name of sitter (presumably) inscribed on label on reverse, but too faint to read.

Makers and roles

Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983), artist

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Place of origin Cornwall (893)
Materials Canvas (10115)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Godolphin, Cornwall (272)
Periods 20th century (181548)
Maker Sydney Elmer Schofield (1901 - Cornwall 1983) (8)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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