Lot 185 (The Christian Heppe Collection of Modern & Outsider Art, 18th October 2017)
Sold for £2,200
Scottie Wilson ''No. 54'' Signed Ink and watercolour on paper 56 x 38cm See illustration Biography: Born Louis Freeman in Glasgow, 6th June 1888. Left school at the age of 8 to sell newspapers on the street. Enlisted with the Scottish Rifles 1906 and served in India and South Africa. Fought on the Western front during World War I. Emigrated to Toronto, Canada, c.1920. Began drawing at the age of 44. Moved to London in 1945. Met Jean Dubuffet and Pablo Picasso in the early 1950's. Decorated ceramics for Royal Worcester in the 1960's. Died 1972. Artist's Resale Rights may apply, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.