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Frances Spalding
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Duncan Grant

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The life of the painter and designer Duncan Grant spanned great changes in society and art, from Edwardian Britain to the 1970s, from Alma-Tadema to Gilbert and George. This authoritive biography combines an engrossing narrative with an invaluable assessment of Grant's individual achievement and his place within Bloomsbury and in the wider development of British art. 'Spal ...more
ebook, 592 pages
Published April 30th 2011 by Vintage Digital (first published June 11th 1997)
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A comprehensive biography of a bohemian member of the Bloomsbury Group.
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“In the eyes of other Anglo-Indians, he slid from grace when he married a Eurasian girl, who gave him four sons, one of whom died in the embrace of a bear.” 1 likes
“his knack for catching human idiosyncrasies betrayed by pose, dress or movement. A biography allows us to travel with him through time and to gain some idea of how his many experiences stimulated and enriched his art.” 0 likes
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