William Scott CBE RA (1913-1989) was one of the leading British artists of his generation. During his lifetime, his work was exhibited widely, both at home and abroad, and continues to be to this day. His paintings can be found in public collections around the world, including the Tate, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.


About the Foundation

The William Scott Foundation was established by William’s two sons Robert and James Scott in 2007. Its office is based very close to the former Chelsea house and studio of the prolific painter, in south west London. Continue reading “About the Foundation”


Altnagelvin Mural to return to its home

Altnagelvin Mural was a gift from Eugene Rosenberg, a partner in Yorke Rosenberg and Mardall (YRM), the firm of architects responsible for the newly built hospital. It was a commission given to Scott in 1958 by Rosenberg who owned two paintings by the artist; with the mural to be installed in the entrance hall of the Altnagelvin Hospital in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The mural has …

Brave New Visions

17 July – 9 August 2019 Sotheby’s is delighted to host an exhibition paying tribute to the émigrés who revolutionised Britain’s art and publishing worlds. Brave New Visions tells the story of the pioneering émigré art dealers who transformed the London gallery scene, introducing artists such as Naum Gabo, Oskar Kokoschka, Kurt Schwitters and Francis …

The Great Grey

An exhibition & auction to fund art workshops for people with dementia. 24th May — 16th June 2019 The Great Grey is a creative project for people with dementia and their carers that launched in 2018 with seed funding from Age Unlimited. Based at the Hart Club — a gallery and project space dedicated to championing neurodiversity …

Mary Scott

Artist, sculptor, muse, mother, wife. Although she worked in other media, Mary Scott (neé Lucas) is best known for her sculptures, executed in a variety of materials – wax, clay, plaster, wood and stone. She trained at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Academy Schools, where she met her future husband William Scott.

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