This small scale still life study by John D Martin imparts a soft impressionist style to describe everyday objects with sensitivity that highlights the beauty which is often overlooked. The piece is briskly and loosely rendered, confidently creating the impression of an arrangement of delicate subject matter, their beauty conveyed in true, relative colours. The softness of the palette imbues the piece with a serene ambience. With dissolution of form, exquisite detail is applied to the handling of light and shade capturing a calming scene. The subject matter is composed in a satisfying and tranquil way, depicting comforting and delicate objects such as bright flora and a stylish tea cup. This contemporary artwork is imparts oil on board, is hand signed by the artist and ready to be displayed.