Gorgeous. I must look at more of Duncan Grant's work. I haven't paid much attention to it so far.
Yes, the photo doesn't do it justice - really lush and vibrant and compelling and full of interesting shapes and patterns. This is quite a late work, 1950s.Somewhat amusingly, I was telling our students that he was Vanessa Bell's husband and Virginia Woolf's brother-in-law... I later realised what I'd said - of course, he wasn't, he was her lover, Clive Bell was her husband. If they look him up they'll probably think I was being prissy, which was not the case - just very tired and brain dead.
thanks so much for sharing this! i have always enjoyed reading about the bloomsbury crowd. so much talent amidst a variety of romantic allegiances and marriages. fascinating group of artists and writers.
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