Lot 60: Duncan Grant (1885-1978)
20th Century British Art
March 1, 2006
London, United Kingdom
Anemones in a Spanish Jug
signed and dated 'D Grant./'38' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 24 in. (50.2 x 61 cm.)
This arrangement was painted at Charleston in Spring 1938. Part of the background was re-painted at the time by Grant to increase the dramatic impact of the flowers; the figured French cloth appears in a number of the artist's still lifes from the later 1930s.
We are very grateful to Richard Shone for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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Artist or Maker: Duncan Grant (1885-1978)