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Title

Still life with cyclamen

circa 1914

Artist

Duncan Grant

Scotland, England

21 Jan 1885 – 09 May 1978

Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
Alternate image of Still life with cyclamen by Duncan Grant
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  • Details

    Other Title
    Still life with cyclamens
    Date
    circa 1914
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on board
    Dimensions
    74.0 x 63.5 cm board; 99.5 x 88.0 x 7.0 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by Margaret Olley and the Sam Hughes Memorial Fund 1993
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    233.1993
    Copyright
    © Estate of Duncan Grant, courtesy Henrietta Garnett

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    Artist information
    Duncan Grant

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • About

    One of the Bloomsbury Group, Scottish born artist Duncan Grant was a decorator and designer as well as a painter. He was influenced by developments in French art and exhibited in the 1912 Second Post Impressionist Exhibition, London. In various ways he sought an approach to Modernism. The gentle, delicate fragmented light and colour of this painting is typical of the English sensibility - gentler, and more tentative, intuitive and inconsistent than the French, where a particular theory guided the total effect.

    AGNSW Handbook, 1994

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

  • Provenance

    Pamela Harris, London/England, From the Estate of Pamela Harris, a Bloomsbury friend of the artist.

    Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney/New South Wales/Australia, Purchased by the AGNSW from Robin Gibson Gallery 1993

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