Note: Patrick Heron cited J. A. Park as one of the finest of the early St. Ives painters - 'Although I was already thoroughly aware of modern painting I always liked his painting very much. They are often very superior works veering towards the fauve. He had the ability to draw with blunt squarish brushmarks. He was a much better painter than most of his contemporary impressionists who were trying to do the same thing and his colour and brush-writing were often more robustly and naturally French than for instance the Newlyn school. Despite his lack of recognition I always thought that Park stood out a mile. You must go back to Constable's sketches to find one of the sources of his freedoms.'
The present painting shows Pudding Bag Lane (Capel Court) - an area that was demolished in 1936 to make way for a car park.