17 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
Vanessa Bell in profile
signed and dated 'D Grant/20' (lower centre)
8¾ x 7 in. (22.2 x 17.8 cm.)
Executed on the reverse of Vanessa Bell's Gordon Square writing paper.
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Although signed and dated to 1920, this drawing almost certainly belongs to circa 1916-17. It is among a group of swift ink drawings of Vanessa Bell made at Charleston such as Vanessa Bell Seated in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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The Burlington Magazine, vol. 123, December 1981, fig. 115.
London, Anthony d'Offay, Duncan Grant, Works on Paper, 1981, no. 15.
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