Title of Piece:
Transfer Point Attendant
Artist:
CRABTREE, Jack
ID Number:
2879
Acquisition Number:
660
Acquisition Number (Sub):
0
Cost:
CASW Store
Additional Information:
Artist Notes:
This is one of a series of single-figure portraits carried out by Crabtree during his residency with the National Coal Board. The solidity, tiredness and utter blackness of this transfer point attendant are a powerful expression of the toughness and inhumanity of labour underground.
Town:
Treforest
Location of Art:
University of South Wales (Oriel y Bont)
Buyer:
BCC Collection - ditto
Medium of Art:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
114.3 x 121.9
Year of Purchase:
1996
Copyright Notes: