19 November 2004
Vanessa Bell (1879-1961)
The barn at Charleston
signed with initials 'VB' (on the reverse)
oil on paper
17½ x 21 in. (44.4 x 53.3 cm.)
Painted circa 1947.
The artist's estate.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 May 1991, lot 32, as being by Duncan Grant, where purchased by the present owner.
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London, Anthony d'Offay, Vanessa Bell, August - September 1983, no. 43.
London, Anthony d'Offay, A Celebration of Charleston, June 1986.
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