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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 70

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

    Two White Forms in a Red Landscape

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    William Scott, R.A. (1913-1989)
    Two White Forms in a Red Landscape
    signed 'William Scott' (lower right)
    11½ x 15½ in. (29.2 x 38.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1957.
    This work is recorded in the William Scott Archive as No. 1526.

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    Mark Moyens was a prominent member of the Washington D.C. art community. He moved from France to the American capital in 1946 where he immersed himself in collecting the work of his contemporaries. Moyens frequently visited the artists he forged relationships with around the globe. As a gallerist he promoted and supported the careers of Washington D.C. artists such as Gene Davis and Lowell Nesbitt.

    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 Gallery K, Washington D.C.
    with Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of H. Marc Moyens


    Washington, D.C., The Katzen Arts Centre, American University Museum, Remembering Marc and Komei, January - March 2006, not numbered.