Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art
Jonas Plosky - North Cornwall

Jonas Plosky (1940-2011)

North Cornwall 1991

Oil on board; 32 x 34 cms

Titled on Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1991 label on reverse

A more obvious subject of a Cornish mine is depicted here. The image is nonetheless constructed through sensitive dry brush work that conveys a sense of calm to a subject that has echoes of more turbulent times. The grey/green colour harmony portrays the locality of West Cornwall well.