Grant, Duncan James Corrowr, 1885 - 1978 (painter)
Dates and places
Sphere of activity
Admin / Family structure
Cousin to the Strachey family
Co-director of Omega Workshops, 1913.
Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
5 autograph letters, signed.
6 autograph letters signed.
Copy print of a drawing of the dancer as she danced a Scotch reel at Covent Garden.
Snapshot of Vanessa Bell sitting in the centre of the group in the foreground. She wears a patterned headscarf, sits with her hands on her lap and looks towards the camera. Lytton Strachey sits in shadow to the left, looking towards the camera. To the right sits Duncan Grant, but his head is obscured by shadow and only his raised knees and clasped hands are visible.
This collection comprises personal papers found among the papers of R. E. Macpherson, associated with him through his Bursarial office. They include sketches by Duncan Grant, personal papers of John Tresidder Sheppard, and notes by John Maynard Keynes.
Material relating to Bloomsbury figures for whom there is not an existing collection, or relating to more than one of the Bloomsbury collections.
Contains BLM/1-19, and publications.
Autograph manuscript notes by Duncan Grant of his feelings on the death of Vanessa Bell, 3 June 1961, with further autograph manuscript notes by Duncan Grant on 'Bloomsbury'. [?1960s]
Photocopies documenting Jacques Copeau's connections with REF and Duncan Grant in London, 1912 - 1914
Photocopied pages from Les Registres du Vieux Colombier, 1 (Nouvelle Revue Francaise, ? date)
The file contains colour photographs, transparencies and correspondence concerning the murals by Duncan Grant for John Maynard Keynes, in room P3, King's College.
Predictions about the progress of the war during 1944, written at Christmas 1943 at the instigation of Quentin Bell. Prophecies were contributed by Quentin Bell, Clive Bell, John Maynard Keynes, Max Werner (press cutting ‘Six Point Chart for Victory Year’ from Reynolds News, c. Dec. 1943), Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, Angelica Bell and Leonard Woolf. The file also contains 1 typed letter signed from Leonard Woolf to Vanessa Bell enclosing his prophecy, and 3 envelopes.
8 autograph letters signed (of which 2 are incomplete and 1 has note at end from Vanessa Bell), and 3 autograph postcards signed.
Please request these documents by their Misc. 33/1 (previous reference) numbers.
Snapshot of Duncan Grant, Pamela and Julian Fry and Troth Swinburne sitting on the lawn at Durbins, 1910
Annotated on the reverse by Pamela Diamand.
Ledger of stock exchange speculations made by J.M. Keynes with a loan from R.E. Fry, with details of transactions made on behalf of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant and a letter from Clive Bell asking for financial advice, June 1918; with related correspondence, 1914-20.
This series contains a few scattered items consisting primarily of memoirs by the Bells and Duncan Grant, but also containing a contract, one of Angelica Bell's drawings, and some obituaries.
Snapshot of Vanessa Bell in the foreground, sitting in a deckchair looking at a newspaper she holds in her hands. Duncan Grant sits in the background, looking towards the camera.
Snapshot of Vanessa Bell (partially cut off from the left edge of the photograph), standing with her hands held together in front of her, wearing a headscarf, smiling and looking down to the right. Duncan Grant stands beside her, with his hands in front of his chest, paint on his dark trousers and jacket, with his head turned towards the camera but his eyes are shut. The location given in the album is Cassis, France.
Watercolour section of interior of room on P Staircase decorated for John Maynard Keynes by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell. Measured and drawn by Crispin Worthington. Recorded on redecoration.
The file contains:
Engraved Christmas card to Helen Fry. 1910.
2 autograph letters signed to Agnes Fry. 27 Sept and 3 Oct. 1934.
1 autograph postcard signed to Duncan Grant. 31 July 1913.
Autograph manuscript forecasts of the progress of World War II, written by Quentin Bell, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Elizabeth Watson, entitled 'War time prognostication, not to be opened until Christmas 1940'.