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with Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, as ‘Seated Figure’, where purchased by the present owner, February 1957.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF GUY AND MARIE-HÉLÈNE WEILL
Exhibition catalogue, A.C. Ritchie (ed.), The New Decade – 22 European Painters and Sculptors, New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1955, p. 77, illustrated.
B. Taylor, ‘The Paintings of William Scott’, ARTS, vol. 31, no. 2, November 1956, p. 38, illustrated, as ‘Figure Composition’.
M. Jackson, letter to William Scott, 14 March 1957.
A. Bowness, William Scott: Paintings, London, 1964, pp. 9. 34, no. 48, illustrated.
A. Lewis, ‘British Avant Garde Painting, 1945-1956, Part I’, Artscribe, no. 34, March 1982, p. 23.
A. Lewis, Roger Hilton, Aldershot, 2003, p. 77, note 59.
J. Russell, ‘Prologue’, in Norbert Lynton, William Scott, London, 2004, p. 9.
N. Lynton, William Scott, London, 2004, pp. 116, 128, 129, 130, 136, 142, pl. 69, dated 1953.
S. Whitfield, (ed.), William Scott, Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings 1952-1959, London, 2013, no. 248, pp. 100-101, illustrated.
S. Whitfield, ‘Beyond the Frying Pan’, The Irish Arts Review, September – November 2013, p. 101, illustrated.
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Younger American and European Painters, May – June 1954, no. 17, as ‘Seated Figure’.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, The New Decade – 22 European Painters and Sculptors, May – August 1955, exhibition not numbered: this exhibition travelled to Minneapolis, Institute of Arts, September - October 1955; Los Angeles, County Museum, November 1955 - January 1956; San Francisco, Museum of Art, February - March 1956.
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, William Scott Paintings and Drawings, October – November 1956, no. 4, as ‘Seated Figure’.