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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    William Scott, R.A. (1913-1989)

    Untitled, 1968

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    Estimate

    William Scott, R.A. (1913-1989)
    Untitled, 1968
    signed and dated 'W. SCOTT 68' (lower right)
    pencil, watercolour and bodycolour on buff paper
    11½ x 15¼ in. (29.2 x 38.7 cm.)
    This work is recorded in the William Scott Archive as No. 2168.


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    The present work relates to William Scott's Aegean Suite works, some of which were shown at the 1972 exhibition at the Tate Gallery. Scott visited Athens in the autumn of 1968 which may have been the inspiration for the title of these works.

    Sarah Whitfield is currently preparing the Catalogue Raisonné of works in oil by William Scott. The William Scott Foundation would like to hear from owners of any work by the artist so that these can be included in this comprehensive catalogue or in future projected catalogues. Please write to Sarah Whitfield c/o Christie's, 20th Century British Art Department, 8 King Street, London, SW1Y 6QT.

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    Provenance

    with Travers Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's husband in May 1969.