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    Sale 5389

    20th Century British Art

    16 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

    Portrait of Helen Anrep

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
    Portrait of Helen Anrep
    oil on canvas
    24 x 20 in. (60.9 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1940.


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    The present work is a copy painted in the late 1940s of an earlier painting circa 1930 of Helen Anrep, the lover of Roger Fry and patron of the Euston Road School of painters. The work is listed in Vanessa Bell's inventory of pictures at Charleston in 1951 as Helen (2nd version).

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    Provenance

    The Artist's Estate.
    with Bloomsbury Workshop, London, where purchased by the present owner.