BC068

Still Life, London

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Still life. Magenta cylindrical shape at right of centre with orange disc shape at its base. Left of cylinder two areas of turquoise and one of orange on white ground. Left margin of canvas, irregular magenta shape. Upper band of yellow, green and pink brushstrokes.

Other title(s)
Still Life
Date
c. 1970
c. 1974
Object type
painting
Medium and materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
270x350mm
Place Made
London, England
Inscriptions

LL pink white brush point F Scales

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-341
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. 43 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 “Possibly a teapot, mug and fruit on a table. Semi representational”.