A Landscape near Cadiz

Duncan Grant (1885 - 1978)

Oil on canvas

1962

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© 1978 Estate of Duncan Grant, courtesy Henrietta Garnett

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  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Whitehall
  • About the artist
    Duncan Grant was born in Inverness in 1885. He studied at Westminster School of Art and also in Paris - where he met Matisse and Picasso - and at the Slade in London. From 1908 he was part of the Bloomsbury group, that included Vanessa Bell, her sister Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry. Grant’s painting style was influenced by the post-Impressionist exhibitions of 1910 and 1912 that Fry organised in London. With Fry and Bell, Grant founded the Omega Workshops to make decorative works. In his later years he lived at Charleston, Sussex, with Vanessa Bell. The pair travelled widely in Europe and spent much time in the South of France. After Bell's death in 1961, he continued painting and travelling and died in 1978 of pneumonia.
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  • Details
    Title
    A Landscape near Cadiz
    Date
    1962
    Medium
    Oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    height: 64.00 cm, width: 74.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Crane Kalman Gallery, March 1974
    Inscription
    bl: D.Grant.62 ; signed & inscribed verso
    Provenance
    The artist; Crane Kalman Gallery (purchased March 1974)
    GAC number
    11023