Duncan Grant James Strachey 1910

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Artwork details

Artist
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
James Strachey
Date 1910
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 635 x 762 mm
frame: 779 x 907 x 83 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1947
Reference
N05765

Catalogue entry

N05765 JAMES STRACHEY 1910
 
Not inscribed.
Canvas, 25×30 (64×76).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1947.
Coll: Mrs Bartle Grant, the artist's mother.
Exh: Tate Gallery, May–June 1959, and Arts Council tour, 1959 (10).
Lit: John Rothenstein, Modern English Painters: Lewis to Moore, 1956, p.49.
Repr: Mortimer, 1944, pl.3 (in colour).

Painted in 1910 at Belsize Park Gardens. James Strachey, a younger brother of Lytton, is a writer on psychology. He had recently come down from Cambridge and was writing for The Spectator. He afterwards married Alix, daughter of Mrs Sargant Florence.

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

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