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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 81

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

    Two Forms

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    William Scott, R.A. (1913-1989)
    Two Forms
    signed with initials 'W.S' (upper left), signed again 'W SCOTT' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    14 x 16 in. (35.6 x 40.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1965.
    This work is recorded in the William Scott Archive as No. 2162 and will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of works in oil.

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    The 'Otto Ebeling' stamp confirms that this pre-prepared canvas was purchased by Scott during his stay in Berlin in 1964 and must have been brought back by him on his return to England in November 1964.

    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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    with Hanover Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner, 21 July 1965 (£160).

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