Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978), Still life with Compotier...





Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978), Still life with Compotier, oil on canvas, signed "D. Grant" and dated lower right, 44.5cm x 58.5cm, framed.
Consigned from a deceased estate, Mrs J B – a lady who lived about eight miles from Honiton; with her husband, they were a keen collectors of art.

She became friends with the owner of the Lewes Gallery who sold Duncan Grant’s work, and subsequently, the owner of the gallery took Mrs J B to meet Duncan Grant.

About a year after Duncan Grant’s death, his daughter, Angelica Garnett held an open day at Charleston; Mrs J B went to that open day and, from this early stage, became a ‘Friend’ of Charleston House.

The picture has remained in Mrs J B’s home since its purchase. The sale has been arranged by the daughter and son of Mrs J B, following a probate valuation that Chilcotts carried out in July 2022.
Purchased by the deceased, 1977, John Gage Gallery.

Auction Date: 25th Mar 2023 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
25th Mar 2023 10am (Lots 1 to 409)