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William Scott

British painter

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Painter was born in Scotland and from 1924 lived in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, where he studied art. He attended Belfast college of Art 1928-1931, and the Royal Academy Schools, London 1931-1935. He was active mostly in London and lived in the United States from 1953 to 1956, where he came in contact with the abstract expressionism of Rothko, Pollock, and Kline. Died near Bath, England, 1989.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500125958.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to William Scott:

William Scott Forms Engaged, 1972 Screenprint printed in two colors
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