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with Hanover Gallery, London, where purchased by Galeria d'Arte Galatea, Turin, July 1959.
Dr Silvano Ceravolo.
with Connaught Brown, London.
with Spink-Leger, London, as 'Still Life', where purchased by the present owner, 1998.
AN EYE FOR BRITISH MODERNISM
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN ESTATE
A. Bowness (intro.), William Scott: Paintings, London, 1964, p. 37, no. 106, illustrated, as 'Still Life (MJ1)', and also listed as no. 97, as 'Forms', with incorrect illustration.
Enciclopedia Universale SEDA della Pittura Moderne, SEDA, Milan, 1969, p. 2530, illustrated, as 'Composizione'.
E. Crispolti, Correnti Contempoanee della Pittura Inglese, Milan, 1970, p. 52, illustrated, as 'Composizione, 1955'.
N. Lynton, William Scott, London, 2004, p. 212, as 'MJ1'.
S. Whitfield (ed.), William Scott: Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings 1952-1959, vol. 2, London, 2013, p. 225, no. 378, illustrated.
Turin, Galleria d'Arte Galatea, William Scott, May - June 1959, no. 7: this exhibition travelled to Milan, Galleria Blu, May - June 1959.
Bergamo, Galleria Lorenzelli, William Scott, February 1978, catalogue not traced.