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Duncan Grant, 1885–1978, British

Vanessa Bell at Her Easel

Oil on canvas
19 x 18 inches (48.3 x 45.7 cm) and 27 3/4 x 25 inches (70.5 x 63.5 cm)

Inscribed in black ink, upper stretcher bar, center, piece of paper (photocopy of a label) taped by its top edge, painting verso: "Anthony d’Offay 9 Dering Street New Bond Street London W1 01-629 1578 | Artist DUNCAN GRANT | Title Portrait of Vanessa Bell painting | Medium Oil on canvas | Date 1914 | Size 19 x 17 ½ ins | Purchased by Mr and Mrs G G H Walden 1975"; inscribed in black ballpoint pen, upper stretcher bar, right, self-adhesive paper: “DLA-341”; inscribed in black ballpoint penower stretcher bar, center: “duncan GRANT”; inscribed in blue ballpoint pen, left stretcher bar, center, orange self-adhesive label, : “[…..] / cut off B[…] / large[?] / AGG[?] / […]”; paper label printed with black ink, upper frame rail, center, frame verso: "THOS AGNEW & SONS LTD | No 47878 | LONDON, | 43 OLD BOND STREET | PICCADILLY, W1X 4BA"; inscribed in black marker on blue tape, upper frame rail, right, frame verso: "116036-098"; inscribed in pencil, right frame rail, center, frame verso: "25

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the Libra Foundation, from the family of Nicholas and Susan Pritzker
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
artist | chair | easel | genre subject | painter | painting (visual work) | patterns | woman
Associated People:
Bell [née Stephen], Vanessa (1879–1961), painter
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Modernism and Memory - Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting (Yale Center for British Art, 2016-03-30 - 2016-08-21) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Ian Collins, Modernism and memory : Rhoda Pritzker and the art of collecting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, pp. 93-95, 179, 204, fig. 69, 204 fig,, N6768 .M635 2016 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 147, fig. 60, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

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