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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

    Pont Neuf, Paris

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    Estimate

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
    Pont Neuf, Paris
    signed, inscribed and dated 'D Grant./47 Paris' (lower left)
    oil on board
    15 x 22 ½ in. (38.2 x 57.2 cm.)


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    The present work depicts the historical Pont Neuf Bridge on the left bank looking towards the Ile de la Cité, which Grant saw on his visit to Paris in 1947 with Vanessa Bell and Edward le Bas.

    We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Private collection, Jersey, from whom acquired by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the medium for this lot should read oil on card laid on board and not as printed in the catalogue.


    Exhibited

    Bristol, Royal West of England Academy, British Painters in France, May - June 1953, no. 61.