7 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,125
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
The Green Pumpkin
signed and dated 'D. Grant/43' (lower right), signed again 'D Grant' (on the reverse)
oil on board
18 x 21 in. (45.7 x 53.4 cm.)
Sold with three letters from Duncan Grant to the present owner relating to the work.
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We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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