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Leon Kossoff

School Building, Willesden, Winter 1981

Property from a Private Collection, London

Leon Kossoff

Leon Kossoff

School Building, Willesden, Winter 1981

School Building, Willesden, Winter 1981

Property from a Private Collection, London


Leon Kossoff

1926 - 2019

School Building, Willesden, Winter 1981


signed KOSSOFF (lower left) and dated DEC 81 (lower right)

oil on board

unframed: 137 by 175.5cm.; 54 by 69in.

Executed in December 1981.


Andrea Rose is preparing the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the Artist's oil paintings, which will be published by Modern Art Press in September 2021. The present work will be included as no. 245. 

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LA Louvre, Venice, via Fischer Fine Art Ltd, London, 1985
Irwin and Kathleen Garfield, 1995
Private Collection, by 2003
Austin Desmond Fine Art, London, where acquired by the present owner in 2006
Joe Lloyd, ‘Leon Kossoff: A London Life’,  StudioInternational.com, April 2019, illustrated
Martin Gayford, ‘Line Dance: Plus – A Welcome Show of Another Painter Who Has Still Not Quite Received His Due, Leon Kossoff ’,  Spectator.co.uk, 20 April 2019
New York, Hirschl & Adler, Leon Kossoff, 5 - 26 March 1983, no. 19 (as School Building Willesden, 1981)
London, Fischer Fine Art, Leon Kossoff: Recent Work, March - April 1984, unnumbered, illustrated in the catalogue p. 18
Paris, Galerie Luc Bellier, From Berlin to London: Works from a Private European Collection, 2008, unnumbered, illustrated in the catalogue (as School Building, Willesden)
London, Piano Nobile, Leon Kossoff: A London Life, 1 March - 29 May 2019, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue p. 75