Scottie Wilson (1888-1972)
Geometric mask design
watercolour, pen and ink
10½ x 7 inches
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One of Scottie Wilson's instantly recognisable images, illustrating his whimsical eye for design.
Scottie Wilson (6 June 1888 – 1972), born Louis Freeman, was a Scottish, Jewish, outsider artist known particularly for his highly detailed style. Starting his artistic career at the age of 44, his work was admired and collected by the likes of Jean Dubuffet and Pablo Picasso and is generally accepted to be in the forefront of 20th-century outsider art.
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