• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 102

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

    Grey Still Life

    Price Realised  

    William Scott, R.A. (1913-1989)
    Grey Still Life
    oil on canvas
    24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1955.
    This work is recorded in the William Scott Archive as No. 719 and will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of works in oil.


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    Provenance

    with Hanover Gallery, London.
    with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 6 December 1963, lot 53.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 11 November 1987, lot 224, as 'Black and Grey Still Life'.
    with Beaux Arts, Bath.
    with Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London.
    with Annandale Galleries, Sydney.


    Literature

    N. Lynton (intro.), William Scott, London, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, 1990, no. 6, illustrated, as 'Black Still Life, 1956'.


    Exhibited

    Sydney, Annandale Galleries, William Scott Paintings and Gouaches 1956-1980, May - June 1999, no. 13, as 'Black Still Life, 1956'.