16 November 2007
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.
with Gallery K, Washington D.C.
with Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Washington, D.C., The Katzen Arts Centre, American University Museum, Remembering Marc and Komei, January - March 2006, not numbered.
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.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Property from the Estate of H. Marc Moyens
Norman Granz introduced the world to American Jazz. His love of the music was only matched by his passion for Modern art
International Head of African & Oceanic Art Susan Kloman has a close encounter with the ‘other-worldliness’ of a mask owned by two leading collectors in the field