Still Life, London
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.
LL pink white brush point F Scales
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
First title and provisional date supplied by the artist for Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand, 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.
Flora Scales was in New Zealand from July 1972 until late 1976, making the date c1970 more likely.
Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand documentation notes, “Possibly a teapot, mug and fruit on a table. Semi representational”.