William Johnstone (1897-1981)
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William Johnstone (1897-1981)

Irregular Forms

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William Johnstone (1897-1981)
Irregular Forms
signed and dated '1969 William/Johnstone' (on the reverse), inscribed '(10) IRREGULAR FORMS' (on the stretcher), signed and inscribed again 'IRREGULAR FORMS. N.F.S/WILLIAM JOHNSTONE' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm.)
Special notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Notice to Buyers Resident in Scotland Payment and collections may be made immediately following the end of the sale until 7.00pm. Collections may be made on Friday, 27 October 2000 from 9.00 am until 1.00 pm, after which all lots purchased by Scottish residents will be transported free of charge to either our Glasgow office, tel 44(0)141 332 8134 or to our Edinburgh office, tel 44(0)131 225 4756 where they will be available from 9.00 am on Monday, 30 October. Notice to Buyers outside Scotland Purchases made by buyers with addresses outside Scotland will be transferred to Christie's, 8 King Street, London SW1, for collection from noon on Monday, 30 October 2000. Purchases are only insured for a period of seven working days following the sale.

Lot Essay

Born in Denholm, Roxburghshire, Johnstone studied at the Edinburgh College of Art from 1919-23. From 1931 he taught at various schools and rose to become one of the most important figures in British post-war art education. He held the position of Principal of Camberwell School of Arts beween 1938-46 and of the Central School of Arts and Crafts between 1947-60.
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