Grant, Duncan James Corrowr, 1885 - 1978 (painter)
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Sphere of activity
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Cousin to the Strachey family
Co-director of Omega Workshops, 1913.
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Assorted comic entertainments and verses concerning members of the 'Bloomsbury Group' and Keynes family, 1925 - 1928
This file includes 'Don't be frightened: a burlesque' [possibly in the hand of Molly MacCarthy], featuring characters called Vanessa, Roger, Bell and Grant.
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.
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)
A photocopied typescript (incomplete) of a play featuring characters called Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Roger Fry and Duncan Grant.
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.
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
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.
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.
1 autograph letter signed from Duncan Grant.
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.
Edward Le Bas, Barbara Ghika, Clive and Vanessa Bell, Peter [? surname] and Duncan Grant, 1950 - 1959
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.
This small collection comprises both correspondence donated by Angelica Garnett and selected papers. The most substantial part of the collection is the correspondence, comprising several letters exchanged with Angelica's mother, Vanessa Bell, as well as the correspondence between Angelica Garnett and her husband David. The selected papers consist of a few items, primarily memoirs, by Angelica Garnett and members of her family circle.
Geoffrey Keynes' correspondence, relating chiefly to Roy Harrod's biography of J.M. Keynes, 1946 - 1965
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.
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.
Autograph manuscript notes.
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.
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.
1 autograph letter, signed.
1 autograph letter, signed. The file also contains a fragment of [an Apostle's paper in Julian's hand].
8 autograph letters signed and 5 autograph postcards signed. The file includes manuscript notes by Frances Partridge with a list of these letters and a chronological summary of her meetings with Duncan Grant (1940-74).
2 autograph letters signed.
4 autograph letters signed.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.