Duncan Grant
Vanessa Bell 1942

Artwork details

Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Vanessa Bell
Date 1942
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1016 x 610 mm
frame: 1158 x 736 x 82 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1943
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05405 VANESSA BELL 1942
Not inscribed.
Canvas, 40×24 (102×61).
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1943.
Exh: Tate Gallery, May–June 1959, and Arts Council tour, 1959 (74).
Lit: Allan Gwynne-Jones, Portrait Painters, 1950, p.36, pl.152; John Rothenstein, Modern English Painters: Lewis to Moore, 1956, p.57.
Repr: The Windmill, 1, No.1, 1944, p.38; Mortimer, 1944, pl.25 (in colour); Sir John Rothenstein, British Art since 1900, 1962, pl.63.

A portrait of the painter and designer Vanessa Bell, painted at Charleston 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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