Lot 2
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William Scott

40,000 - 60,000 EUR
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  • William Scott
  • Circles Diminishing
  • signed, titled and dated 1961 on the stretcher
  • oil on canvas
  • 160 by 172,5 cm.
  • Executed in 1961.


Hanover Gallery, London
Acquired from the above in 1966


London, Hanover Gallery, William Scott, 1961, no. 8, illustrated
Lisbon, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and travelling, Arte Britanica no seculo XX, 1962, no. 63, illustrated in colour
Eindhoven, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Kompas 2. Contemporary Paintings in London, 1962, no. 74, illustrated in colour
Bern, Kunsthalle, Victor Pasmore William Scott, 1963, no. 35, illustrated in colour
Belfast, Ulster Museum, William Scott, 1963, no. 38, illustrated
Southampton, Southampton City Art Gallery, 1966-1967, temporary loan, details untraced
London, The Tate Gallery, and travelling, Recent British Painting. Peter Stuyvesant Foundation Collection, 1967, no. 17, pp. 54-55, illustrated


Robert Melville, 'William Scott', Motif 8, Winter 1961, p. 43, illustrated in colour
Alan Bowness, William Scott: Paintings, London 1964, no. 124, illustrated

Catalogue Note

The present work is registered with the William Scott Archive as no. 123.
We are grateful for their help in cataloguing this work.