BC069

Bry-sur-Marne, Orchard

Landscape. Red brown vertical form, right of centre. Diagonal form from the bottom left of the vertical element, abraded and worked at. Oval pool of pale pink/white to left. Wavy shape of similar pale colours, between the vertical and scratched diagonal, which extends to upper margin of canvas. Blurred diagonal, lower right corner.

Other title(s)
Orchard, Bry-sur-Marne
Date
1965
Object type
painting
Medium and materials
oil on canvas
Dimensions
270x350mm
Place Made
Bry-sur-Marne, France
Inscriptions

LL ochre brush point F Scales

Verso UR pencil (not in artist's hand) Bry-sur-Marne, Orchard

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-336
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 and date supplied by artist at time of donation.

Alternative title, Orchard, Bry-sur-Marne, taken from the exhibition Flora Scales at The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatū, Nelson, 2018 and Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand documentation.

Central ‘V’ shape recalls masts and derricks of earlier work such as Shipping, Wellington Harbour [BC128] and Untitled [Mousehole Cornwall] [BC030].

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