• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5885

    20th Century British Art

    23 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

    Female nude; and Reclining female nude

    Price Realised  

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
    Female nude; and Reclining female nude
    signed with initials 'dg' (lower right)
    ink and wash
    8¼ x 6 in. (20.9 x 15.2 cm.) (2)


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    The Nude is a design for a painted tile executed in 1924. The reclining nude was executed circa 1923.

    We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance cataloguing lots 39-41.

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