Duncan Grant

Standard Name: Grant, Duncan


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Education Dorothy Bussy
Dorothy Strachey (later DB ) and her cousin Duncan Grant took painting lessons from Simon Bussy (Dorothy's future husband) in Kensington.
Caws, Mary Ann, and Sarah Bird Wright. Bloomsbury and France: Art and Friends. Oxford University Press.
Family and Intimate relationships Dorothy Bussy
DB was a great-niece of the diarist and memoirist Elizabeth Grant (later Smith) . The writers Julia Strachey and Amabel Williams-Ellis , and painter Duncan Grant , all belonged to the same extended family.
Holroyd, Michael. Lytton Strachey: A Biography. Penguin.
248, 292, 373
Family and Intimate relationships Amabel Williams-Ellis
Amabel Strachey had a long roster of talented, accomplished relations by birth and marriage. Within her own generation her cousins or cousins by marriage included the writers Lytton Strachey , Ray Strachey , and Dorothy Bussy
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia and Vanessa (1879-1961, the eldest of Leslie and Julia Stephen's children), were close to one another throughout their lives. In A Sketch of the Past, VW recalls that after the death of their...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Adrian (1883-1948) was the youngest Stephen child. After Vanessa's marriage he lived with Virginia at 29 Fitzroy Square, then moved with her to 38 Brunswick Square. Like Thoby, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge ...
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
Early members of what VW called Old Bloomsbury (to distinguish the original members of the group from later additions) included Virginia and Vanessa Stephen , Leonard Woolf , Clive Bell , E. M. Forster ,...
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
The cultural production of members of Bloomsbury was prodigious, embracing the imaginative, critical, and political writing of Virginia and Leonard Woolf , E. M. Forster , and Lytton Strachey , the economic theories of Maynard Keynes
Friends, Associates Dora Carrington
DC met certain members of the Bloomsbury Group for the first time: she attended the World's Fair at Islington with David Garnett , Vanessa Bell , and Duncan Grant , among others.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray.
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
The household in Brunswick Square comprised Virginia and Adrian Stephen , John Maynard Keynes , and Duncan Grant . On 4 December 1911 Leonard Woolf joined it.
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan.
Friends, Associates Hope Mirrlees
After her return from Paris, HM was occupied with various friendships and interests. By now she could count Vivien and T. S. Eliot , Lytton Strachey , Molly and Desmond MacCarthy , Duncan Grant ,...
Friends, Associates Mary Agnes Hamilton
One of Lee's beliefs, pronounced that evening, was: Patriotism . . . is the power to be ashamed of your country.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
MAH credits Lady Ottoline with holding the pacifist movement together; many meetings took...
Friends, Associates Rosamond Lehmann
While younger than the principal figures and sometimes inclined to feel herself marginal, RL was positioned well within the Bloomsbury group. She was close friends with another younger associate, George Rylands . During the early...
Friends, Associates Ling Shuhua
The artists came together at this time: Bell and Duncan Grant added small pieces to LS's friendship scroll, and LS painted some of Quentin Bell 's ceramics. LS briefly met Arthur Waley via Vanessa Bell
Friends, Associates Iris Tree
IT became acquainted with members of Bloomsbury around the time she attended the Slade School of Art . Vanessa Bell , Duncan Grant , and Roger Fry all painted portraits of her, and she wore...
Leisure and Society Virginia Woolf
With Adrian Stephen, Duncan Grant , Guy Ridley , and Anthony Buxton , she toured the premier battleship HMS Dreadnought impersonating the Emperor of Abyssinia and his entourage. Virginia was disguised as Prince Mendax (Latin...


December 1913: The Society of Scottish Artists exhibited...

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December 1913

The Society of Scottish Artists exhibited post-Impressionist works by Cézanne , Gauguin , Matisse and Van Gogh , as well as Duncan Grant and John Duncan Fergusson .

From early summer 1915: Garsington Manor, near Oxford, the home of...

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From early summer 1915

Garsington Manor, near Oxford, the home of Lady Ottoline and Philip Morrell , became a centre for many pacifists, conscientious objectors, and non-pacifist critics of the war.

1930: Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant decorated the...

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Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant decorated the dining-room at Penns-in-the-Rocks, Withyham, Sussex, for Lady Gerald Wellesley (the poet Dorothy Wellesley).

1932: Art historian Kenneth Clark commissioned...

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Art historian Kenneth Clark commissioned from the Omega Workshops a set of dinner plates painted by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant bearing portrait heads of famous women, including Elizabeth I and other queens, Greta Garbo

July 1935: Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant were painting...

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July 1935

Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant were painting wall-panels for a new Cunard transatlantic liner, the Queen Mary.


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