Duncan Grant Girl at the Piano 1940

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Artwork details

Artist
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Girl at the Piano
Date 1940
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1175 x 1473 mm
frame: 1525 x 1805 x 125 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1940
Reference
N05171
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05171 GIRL AT THE PIANO 1940
 
Inscr. ‘D. Grant 40’ b.l.
Canvas, 46 1/4×58 (117·5×147).
Chantrey Purchase from the Lefevre Gallery 1940.
Exh: Nine Painters, Lefevre Gallery, May 1940 (19); R.A., 1941 (241); Tate Gallery, May–June 1959, and Arts Council tour, 1959 (72).
Repr: Studio, CXXII, 1941, p.62; Mortimer, 1944, pl.22 (the date given as 1938); Anthony Bertram, A Century of British Painting, 1851–1951, 1951, p.178, pl.50.

Painted at Charleston; the girl is Angelica, daughter of Clive and Vanessa Bell, who married David Garnett in 1942.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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