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Still Life with Peaches
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Still Life with Peaches

Circa 1910

Duncan Grant (1885- 1978)

Oil on canvas

Height: 41.2 cm ( frame ); Depth: 6.2 cm ( frame ); Width: 51.1 cm ( frame ); Height: 33.2 cm ( canvas ); Width: 43.3 cm ( canvas );

Acquisition (source, method, date)
Fry, Roger Eliot; bequest; 1935

About this work
Grant was one of the painters chosen by Roger Fry and Clive Bell for the British section of the Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition in 1912. Grant's six exhibits showed the range of influences which had transformed him into a modern artist, including Picasso, Matisse and Vuillard. The highly accomplished facetted brushwork of this painting shows the influence of Cezanne, described by Roger Fry as 'the great genius of the [modern] movement'. (Permanent collection label)

This work is not on display
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Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust\1978 Estate of Duncan Grant, courtesy of Henrietta Garnett

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