Fine Arts

Vibrant William Scott still life and Barry Flanagan bronzes up for auction

Among other outstanding works on offer at the Christie’s London live sale are paintings by LS Lowry and sculptures by Henry Moore

William Scott’s Orange Still Life with figure, with an estimate of £400,000-£600,000

On Tuesday, March 21, Christie’s London will hold its biannual Modern British and Irish Art Evening sale of 45 exceptional works by artists including LS Lowry, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and David Hockney.

Of Irish interest are two striking paintings by William Scott, including lot 7: Orange Still Life with Figure, dating from 1956/57 (£400,000-£600,000), which is described by the auctioneer as a monumental work. Vibrant in colour and visual imagery, it was created in ...