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Painter of still-life and abstracts in oils. Born in Greenock, his family returned to Northern Ireland in 1924 and he attended Belfast College of Art 1928-31, and the RA Schools 1931-5 where he studied both sculpture and painting. In 1936 he worked in Cornwall and between 1937 and 1939 he lived
and worked in France at Pont-Aven and St. Tropez. From 1939 he worked in Dublin, London and Somerset and in 1946 visited Cornwall, meeting Nicholson, Lanyon, Frost and Wynter. He continued to return to France and in 1953 and 1959 went to America where he met Pollock, de Kooning, Rothko and Kline.

He exhibited at the Leger Galleries from 1942, at the Hanover Gallery and from 1974 at Gimpel Fils, London. He has shown nationally and internationally and in 1958 a retrospective exhibition ...

Black & White Composition - William Scott

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Black & White Composition, 1953

Oil on Canvas
50.5 x 60.4 cms
(19.85 x 23.74 in)

Price: POA

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