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Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
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Duncan Grant (1885-1978)

Portrait of David Garnett

Details
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
Portrait of David Garnett
signed with initials and dated 'DG 1915' (lower right)
pencil and pastel on buff paper
15 x 25¼ in. (38 x 64 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 November 2003, lot 146, where purchased by the present owner.
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.

Lot Essay

The present work depicts David Garnett whom Grant met in 1914. In 1942 Garnett married Grant and Bell's daughter Angelica.

We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance in preparing the catalogue entries for the present lot and lots 104 and 106.
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