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Lot 246 - Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978): Still life with Italian Handkerchief, the studio, Charleston,

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Duncan Grant (British, 1885-1978): Still life with Italian Handkerchief, the studio, Charleston, 1950, oil on canvas, signed lower right, H 59 x W 49 cm. Provenance: The Reader's Digest Collection, New York; Christie's, London, 19th November 2004, 20th Century British Art including Property from The Reader's Digest Association, Lot 43. Exhibited: The Katonah Gallery, New York, 'Bloomsbury Artists from Charleston, Paintings from the Reader's Digest Collection', August 23rd - October 25th 1987; Johannesburg Art Gallery, 'Bloomsbury Paintings from Charleston, November 26th 1992 - February 28th 1993. Please note that Artist's Resale Rights may apply to this lot
* The description of the above lot by the auctioneer in the language of the auction is the governing description. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.
Estimate: 8,000 GBP - 12,000 GBP
Category: Fine Art & Antiques

Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art

  • Venue Address

  • Ambrose House
  • Old Station Road
  • Loughton
  • Essex
  • IG10 4PE
  • United Kingdom
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  • Sale Date

  • 26 Feb 2014 11:00 GMT
  • Viewing dates

  • 25 Feb 2014 09:30 GMT - 18:30 GMT
  • 22 Feb 2014 10:00 GMT - 17:00 GMT
  • 26 Feb 2014 09:30 GMT -
  • 24 Feb 2014 09:30 GMT - 18:30 GMT

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