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Still Life - The Dinner Table
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Still Life - The Dinner Table

Circa 1912

Duncan Grant (1885- 1978)

Oil and graphite on paper on cardboard

Depth: 6 cm ( frame ); Height: 65 cm ( frame ); Width: 87 cm ( frame ); Height: 56 cm ( board ); Width: 77.6 cm ( board );

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Fry, Roger Eliot; bequest; 1935
P.1935.RF.182

About this work
Grant’s table set for two is an excuse to experiment with the construction of space and the depiction of light. This highly organised composition uses few colours and short parallel brush strokes, inspired by Cézanne, to create a visual balance and interplay between flat and curved, shiny and transparent surfaces. (Permanent collection label)



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Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust\1978 Estate of Duncan Grant, courtesy of Henrietta Garnett

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