BC049

Tulips

Still life featuring tulips and daffodils in a pale vase. The lower third of the canvas is a horizontal band of mid tone colour which contrasts with the bright yellow of the upper two thirds of the canvas. Green foliage spills out of the vase to the lower band.

Date
1965
Object type
painting
Medium and materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
350x270mm
Place Made
France or England
Inscriptions

LL green and blue/white brush point H or F Scales (initial unclear)

LL green and blue/white signature overpainted with ochre brush point Scales

LR blue white brush point 1965

Verso pencil on strainer (not in artist's hand) H F V Scales, 1965 UR 92157 1/2 19 UL ATL Scales, Helen Flora V [Tulips] 1965 oil 35.5 x 28cms Rack 391 M 20

Details
Credit Line

Donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand by H. F. V. Scales, 1979

Copyright Licence
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Reference no. G-523
Current Collection

Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand

Current Location

Wellington, New Zealand

General notes

Donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand by the artist, 1979. Title supplied by artist at time of donation.