London, South Kensington
15 July 2009
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
Portrait of Peter Morris
oil on canvas
17¾ x 18 in. (45.1 x 45.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1935.
The Estate of Duncan Grant.
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Grant had an affair with the 'glamorous, dangerous Peter Morris' during the 1920s (see Canvas, issue 14, Simon Watney).
We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance cataloguing lots 39 - 41.
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