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Odeon Suite IV

Item Code: WS-odeon4-s
Medium
Lithograph
Date of Work
1966
Edition Number
23
Edition Size
75
Signed
Signed
Height (cm)
50
Width (cm)
64
Suite
Odeon Suite
Base price £4,750
Includes free framing and UK delivery
Signed original lithograph.

Edition of 75.

Printed by Matthieu AG, Zurich. Published by Editions Alecto, 1967.

Also known as the Zurich Series: Untitled, the Odeon Suite is named after the famous Odeon Café in Zurich, which Scott frequented which he was in the area.
William Scott PortraitWilliam Scott was born in Greenock, Scotland, in 1913. In 1924, his family moved to his father’s home town of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland where Scott soon began art classes with a local teacher, Kathleen Bridle. In 1928 he enrolled at the Belfast School of Art, moving to London three years later to take up a place at the Royal Academy Schools, initially in the sculpture department, later moving to painting. He married fellow student Mary Lucas in May 1937 and soon after they travelled to Italy and France, establishing an art school in Pont-Aven with the painter Geoffrey Nelson. In 1938, Scott exhibited at the Paris Salon d'Automne, and was elected Sociétaire that same year.

By 1956, Scott’s success as an artist, both nationally and internationally, allowed him to give up full-time teaching, although he would remain interested in, and involved with, art school education for the rest of his life. In 1958 he represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale, one of many occasions on which his work was chosen by the British Council to be exhibited abroad. At the 1961 São Paulo Bienal, Scott won the Sanbra (International Critics) Purchase Prize. The 1960s saw retrospective exhibitions in Zurich, Hannover, Berne and Belfast. There were also major shows in London, Tokyo, Paris, Brussels, Copenhagen, Oslo and Rotterdam.
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