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    Sale 5391

    20th Century British Art including Works from the Collection of Bannon & Barnabas McHenry

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

    Vase of flowers

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    Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
    Vase of flowers
    signed with initial 'G' (on the reverse)
    pencil, pastel and charcoal
    10½ x 8 in. (26.7 x 20.4 cm.)
    Executed circa 1965-68.


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    Simplified, decorative works such as this were produced by Grant with great fluency and rapidity of line and then more carefully coloured in watercolour or pastel. This is a highly characteristic example of his late style fusing abstract and figurative elements.

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