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