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Samuel John Peploe Pink Roses, (Scottish, 1871 - 1935) Chinese Vase ( 1916 - 1920) The center piece of the painting the the vase and pink roses. The time duration of the still life is when people were starting to experiment with colours. Peploe's influence was contemporary french paintings. The outlines of the still life are very bold, some are dark red or blue to emphasis the objects and their relation to one another. Peploe's piece is oil on canvas.