Penpol is a famously beautiful spot in Restronguet Creek on the river Fal, near Truro. Now a picturesque haven for leisure boats, the quay was once a busy industrial area - which helps explain why Giles was attracted to it.
For further information on the life and work of Tony Giles see John Branfield, TONY GILES: PAINTER OF CORNWALL'S MAN-MADE LANDSCAPE, Mingoose Books.
From the estate of the artist
TONY GILES: PAINTER OF CORNWALL'S MAN-MADE LANDSCAPE by John Branfield (Mingoose Books). This book offers a deep understanding of the artist and his work.