N04227 EDWARD GARNETT c. 1926
Inscr. ‘Dodd’ and ‘Ed Garnett’ b.r.
Charcoal, 14 1/2×10 1/2 (37×27).
Purchased from the N.E.A.C. (Duveen Drawings Fund) 1926.
Exh: N.E.A.C., autumn 1926 (285).
Edward Garnett (1868–1937), author and dramatist, was the son of Richard Garnett, writer and Keeper of Printed Books at the British Museum. His wife Constance (d. 1946) was well known as a translator of Russian literature and their son David Garnett (b. 1892) is also a writer.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I