William Scott (1913-1989)
William Scott (1913-1989)
William Scott (1913-1989)
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William Scott (1913-1989)

Still Life, Green Edge

Details
William Scott (1913-1989)
Still Life, Green Edge
signed and dated 'W SCOTT 71' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
39 ½ x 50 in. (100.3 x 127 cm.)
Painted in 1971.
Provenance
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1973
Literature
S. Whitfield, ed., William Scott: Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings 1969-1989, vol. 4, London, 2013, p. 76, no. 697 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Tate Gallery, William Scott: Paintings, Drawings and Gouaches 1938-1971, April-May 1972, no. 128.
Special notice

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Lot Essay

"I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion." -- William Scott

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