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

Pont Neuf, Paris

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.)
Private collection, Jersey, from whom acquired by the present owner.
Bristol, Royal West of England Academy, British Painters in France, May - June 1953, no. 61.
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Please note that the medium for this lot should read oil on card laid on board and not as printed in the catalogue.

Lot Essay

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.

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