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Sale 2504 Lot 2
WILLIAM EDOUARD SCOTT (1884 - 1964)
Oil on board, circa 1914. 438x286 mm; 17 1/4x11 1/4 inches. Signed "W.E.Scott" in ink, lower left.
Provenance: private collection, Illinois.
This small study is an early example of William Edouard Scott's painting. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Scott moved to Chicago in 1904 where attended the School of the Art Institute and was commissioned to complete murals for public schools in Chicago. In 1909, Scott moved to France to study and work alongside artist Henry Ossawa Tanner. On his second trip to France, Scott studied at the Académie Julien and the Académie Colarossi in Paris. With his return to the United States in 1914, he decided to focus on the African-American experience, traveling and sketching through many rural areas in the South.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,500Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,250