BC067

Still Life, London

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Still life. Two spherical orange shapes and a diagonal streak of blue mid left to upper right.  Irregular shape of magenta at left abuts the broken diagonal edge of the white area. An irregular ochre area at top of painting. Lower right two small red shapes.

Other title(s)
Still Life with Oranges
Date
c. 1970
1973
Object type
painting
Medium and materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
251x322mm
Place Made
London, England
Inscriptions

Verso yellow gallery label pencil 1973 FS

Details
Provenance

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. A-262-028
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.

First title and provisional date supplied by the artist for Auckland City Art Gallery exhibition, Helen F V Scales, 1975-1976. Listed as artwork no. 42 in this exhibition.

Second title and date supplied by artist at time of donation, 1979.

Scales was in New Zealand from July 1972 until late 1976, making the date c1970 more likely.

Alexander Turnbull Library documentation notes “The blue streak across the centre is the knife the artist used to peel her oranges”. Information supplied by the artist at time of donation, 1979.