William Scott - Towards Euclid


Original screen print , 1972, signed and dated by the artist ‘William Scott’ in pencil (Lower right). Archive number 80.432is hand written verso

Size: 382 x 576 mms (Paper size); 222 x 480 mms (Image size)

Edition: 72. There were also a small number of artists proofs.


Tillou Gallery.

HSBC Art Collection

Estate of Annette McGuire Cravens, Buffalo, NY.HSBC Art Collection

Note: This is from the suite entitled “A poem for Alexander” which consisted of 14 screenprints. The concept dealt with Euclid’s ten universal mathematical “truths”. In these prints Scott plays with symmetrical arrangements using hand drawn lines to amuse us with geometry.

Printed by: Kelpra Studios, with their stamp verso: K8027

Published by: Leslie Waddington, London

Public Collections: The Tate Gallery: Their example was presented by Rose and Chris Prater through the Institute of Contemporary Prints in 1975, reference PO5121. Their example can be seen on:https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/scott-a-poem-for-alexander-p05121