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Grant, Duncan James Corrowr, 1885 - 1978 (painter)

 Person

Dates and places

1885-1978

Sphere of activity

Painter

Admin / Family structure

Cousin to the Strachey family

Other information

Co-director of Omega Workshops, 1913.

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

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Assorted comic entertainments and verses concerning members of the 'Bloomsbury Group' and Keynes family, 1925 - 1928

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/15
Scope and Contents

This file includes 'Don't be frightened: a burlesque' [possibly in the hand of Molly MacCarthy], featuring characters called Vanessa, Roger, Bell and Grant.

Dates: 1925 - 1928
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Barbara Bagenal and Duncan Grant as Pelléas and Melisande, 1920 - 1929

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/88-9
Scope and Contents

Modern reprints of photographs of Barbara Bagenal and Duncan Grant as Pelléas and Melisande, in costumes by Duncan Grant. The photographs were possibly taken at Charleston, Firle, Sussex.
Dimensions: 18.2 x 11.9 cm (GHWR/5/88) and 16.5 x 12 cm (GHWR/5/89). Sleeve 39.

Dates: 1920 - 1929
 Item

'Bathing'

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/940
Scope and Contents

Photograph of 'Bathing', a mural showing men diving, swimming and climbing on board a small boat, designed by Duncan Grant in 1911. Taken at Borough Polytechnic, South London. Print, 27.5 x 21. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, 'Duncan Grant / Pleasures of [London] / Boro' Polytechnic'. (Sleeve 413)

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'Bloomsbury burlesque'

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/LLK/2/7
Scope and Contents

A photocopied typescript (incomplete) of a play featuring characters called Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Roger Fry and Duncan Grant.

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'Bloomsbury Group' members, 1910 - 1929

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/218-22
Scope and Contents

Modern reprints of photographs of members of the 'Bloomsbury Group', including Duncan Grant, Clive Bell, J. M. Keynes, G. Lytton Strachey, Vanessa, Julian and Quentin Bell, and Angelica Garnett. Some of the photographs were taken by Vanessa Bell, and several appear in 'Vanessa Bell's Family Album' (J. V. Norman and Hobhouse Ltd: London, 1981). Dimensions: 21.5 x 16.3 cm. Sleeves 117-21.

Dates: 1910 - 1929
 Fonds

Charleston Papers

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA
Dates: 1869 - 1964
 File

Correspondence and papers relating to Duncan Grant, 1974-11-06 - 1975-01-24

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/NGA/5/1/362
Scope and Contents This file comprises:-Invitation to 90th birthday exhibition of paintings by Duncan Grant at Anthony d'Offay gallery, 21 Jan. - 21 Mar. 1975, containing manuscript verse by Duncan Grant. Original and two photocopiesPhotocopy of typescript poem by NGA to Duncan Grant. 21 Jan. 19751 typed letter signed from Prof. Sir William Coldstream. 24 Jan. 1975Carbon typed letter from NGA to Quentin Bell and William Coldstream. 21 and 22 Jan. 19752 envelopes with manuscript and...
Dates: 1974-11-06 - 1975-01-24
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Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Duncan Grant, 1959-01-12 - 1969-10-17

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/224
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed, to E.M. Forster. 12 Jan. 1959.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter, signed, from E.M. Forster. 17 Oct. [1960s].
To request this envelope, please use the following call mark: 18/Grant

Dates: 1959-01-12 - 1969-10-17
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Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and Duncan Grant, 1937 - 1946

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/125
Scope and Contents

6 autograph letters, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1937-46.
1 carbon typed letter, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 14 Dec. 1937.

Dates: 1937 - 1946
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Dora Carrington sitting with Lytton Strachey, Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, 1922 - 1930

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/400
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting to the left in a deckchair in a walled garden. To her right is Lytton Strachey wearing a hat, then Vanessa Bell also wearing a hat, both sitting in deckchairs. In the foreground is Duncan Grant, lying on the grass, smiling at the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Duncan Grant, 1953-11-23

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0272/ANLM/1/Grant
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed from Duncan Grant.

Dates: 1953-11-23
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Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, 1960 - 1969

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/323
Scope and Contents

Modern reprint of a photograph of Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell seated picnicking on the steps of a building. Dimensions: 16.3 x 20.6 cm. Sleeve 156.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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Edward Le Bas, Barbara Ghika, Clive and Vanessa Bell, Peter [? surname] and Duncan Grant, 1950 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/314
Scope and Contents

Photograph of (from left to right) Edward Le Bas, Barbara Ghika, Clive and Vanessa Bell, Peter [unknown surname] and Duncan Grant having tea on the terrace of Hotel Britannia, Menton, France. Dimensions: 11.4 x 18.2 cm. Sleeve 153.

Dates: 1950 - 1959
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Frederick Etchells to Duncan Grant, 1912

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/14/7
Scope and Contents

5 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1912
 Fonds

Garnett: The Papers of Angelica Garnett (nee Bell)

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG
Dates: 1917 - 1980
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Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, relating chiefly to Roy Harrod's biography of J.M. Keynes, 1946 - 1965

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/92
Scope and Contents

This file includes 20 letters from Roy Harrod, 1948-65; 1 letter from David Garnett, 1949; 1 letter from Florence Ada Keynes, 1949; 1 letter from John Hayward, 1946; 1 letter from Duncan Grant, 1958; and 1 letter from Roy Harrod to R.F. Kahn, 1950.

Dates: 1946 - 1965
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Holidays, 1912-13, 1912-07 - 1913-08

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/17
Scope and Contents

This file comprises assorted accounts, correspondence and notes for holidays with the 'Bloomsbury' Group and 'Neopagan' friends at the Crown Inn, Everleigh near Marlborough, July-August 1912 and camping in Norfolk, August 1913. It includes comic verses, each line written in a different hand and a manuscript short story by Duncan Grant.

Dates: 1912-07 - 1913-08
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'Leeds', 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/1/116
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript lecture about the exhibition of contemporary British art in Leeds, sponsored by Sir Joseph Duveen. The lecture surveys developments in art in the last hundred years and refers to the art of Constable, Claude, Landseer, Frith, the Pre-Raphaelites, Rossetti, Millais, Corot, Manet, Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Degas, Wilson Steer, Sickert, Cezanne, Grant, Bell, Gertler, Spencer. Contains references to slide illustrations.

Dates: 1927
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Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant, Cyril Connolly, unidentified woman and girl, 1960 - 1969

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/5/315-6
Scope and Contents

Colour photographs of Leonard Woolf, Duncan Grant, Cyril Connolly and an unidentified woman and girl standing in a garden. Dimensions: 8.9 x 8.9 cm. Sleeve 154.

Dates: 1960 - 1969
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Letter from Duncan Grant, 1921-11-19

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/38
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1921-11-19
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Letter from Duncan Grant to Julian Bell, 1937-02-02

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/2/23
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed. The file also contains a fragment of [an Apostle's paper in Julian's hand].

Dates: 1937-02-02
 File

Letters from Duncan Grant to Frances Partridge, 1940-02-26 - 1974-07-31

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/77
Scope and Contents From the File:

This series comprises letters to and from Frances and Ralph Partridge. It also includes 14 letters from Stephen ('Tommy') Tomlin to Dora Carrington, 1924-32.

Dates: 1940-02-26 - 1974-07-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
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Letters from Duncan Grant to JEHS, 1941-10-19 - 1941-12-23

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/STE/3/4
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1941-10-19 - 1941-12-23
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Letters from Duncan Grant to JTS, 1910 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/87
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1910 - 1941
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Subject
letter 6
drawing 3
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Bloomsbury, London 1
Burford, Oxfordshire 1