Landscape viewed from above left. Body of water at left. Lower right two posts tilt to right margin. Right side of canvas merged buildings and vegetation. Centre curved beach and rock outcrop far side of bay. Distant promontory extends towards left margin. Sunrise over promontory.
LL brown brush point Scales 38
LR green brush point 1932
Verso UL (not in artist's hand) St Tropez (barely legible)
Verso UR (not in artist's hand) 79-201
Verso Centre (not in artist's hand) Turnbill [sic]
Donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand by H. F. V. Scales, 1979
Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand by the artist, 1979. Title and date supplied by artist at time of donation. Date given by artist at the time of donation was 1964.
Both inscribed dates are difficult to decipher accurately. Lower Left 38  possibly the more accurate as it has been inscribed at the time of signing. Lower Right 1932 perhaps added retrospectively.
This is a view over Plage des Graniers, 1km from the old town of St Tropez, France, across the Baie des Canebiers to the Cap St Pierre. Closely related to Greniar [Graniers], St Tropez, Southern France [BC024].
No. 2 in the exhibition Helen F V Scales, Auckland City Art Gallery, 1975-1976.