Catalogue entry

T00415 WHITE, SAND AND OCHRE 1960–1

Inscr. on back of stretcher, ‘White, sand & ochre. W. Scott.’
Canvas, 63×68 (160×173).
Purchased from the artist through the Hanover Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1961.
Exh: Hanover Gallery, May–June 1961 (3, repr, in colour).
Repr: John Rothenstein, The Tate Gallery, 1962, p.261; Cimaise, January–February 1963, p.101 (in colour on its side).

The artist wrote (31 May 1961): ‘I hesitate to comment on its origin other than the fact that it is related to pictures that preceded it during the years 1959 and 60. A source of inspiration towards its making may be my strong liking for Egyptian painted art.’

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II