Duncan Grant was born in Rothiemurchus, Inverness-shire. Studied at the Westminster School of Art, then under Jacques-Emile Blanche and the Slade School of Fine Art. During the period 1907-09 lived in Paris, where he met Matisse. Grant contributed to Roger Fry's second show of French Post-Impressionists in 1912; and became a member of the Camden Town Group and later London Group. He was a central figure in the Bloomsbury group. Moved to 21 Fitzroy Square in 1909 and thereafter became a regular at Virginia Woolf's and Adrian Stephen's Thursday evening gatherings. Had a number of solo exhibitions with Agnews. Also exhibited in group shows at the Leicester, Redfern, Lefevre and Leger Galleries. His work is represented in many public collections, including Tate Gallery, which had a retrospective exhibition in 1959.
50 x 35
Watercolour on Paper
Provenance: Purchased from the St. Georges Gallery, Hanover Square London.Signed and Dated 1925