WorldCat Identities

Grant, Duncan 1885-1978

Overview
Works: 400 works in 538 publications in 1 language and 6,052 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrations  Catalogs  Patterns  Conference proceedings  History  Poetry  Juvenile works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Dedicatee, Recipient, Honoree, Engraver, Artist, Costume designer
Classifications: ND497.G68, 759.2
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The art of Duncan Grant by Simon Watney( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duncan Grant by Raymond Mortimer( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nurse Lugton's golden thimble by Virginia Woolf( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A terrible day by David Garnett( Book )
4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The receipt book of Elizabeth Raper and a portion of her cipher journal by Elizabeth Raper Grant( Book )
1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of Bloomsbury : Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant by Richard Shone( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The word Bloomsbury most often summons the novels of Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster or images of artists and intellectuals debating the hot parlor topics of 1910s and 1920s London: literary aesthetics, agnosticism, defining truth and goodness, and the ideas of Bertrand Russell, A. N. Whitehead, and G. E. Moore. But the Bloomsbury Group also played a prominent role in the development of modernist painting in Britain. The work of artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, and their colleagues was often audacious and experimental, and proved to be one of the key influences on twentieth-century British art and design. This catalogue, published to accompany a major international exhibition of the Bloomsbury painters originating at the Tate Gallery in London and traveling to the Yale Center for British Art and the Huntington Art Gallery, provides a new look at the visual side of a movement that is more generally known for its literary production. It traces the artists' development over several decades and assesses their contribution to modernism. Catalogue entries on two hundred works, all illustrated in color, bring out the chief characteristics of Bloomsbury painting--domestic, contemplative, sensuous, and essentially pacific. These are seen in landscapes, portraits, and still lifes set in London, Sussex, and the South of France, as well as in the abstract painting and applied art that placed these artists at the forefront of the avant-garde before the First World War. Portraits of family and friends--from Virginia Woolf and Maynard Keynes to Aldous Huxley and Edith Sitwell--highlight the cultural and social setting of the group. Essays by leading scholars provide further insights into the works and the changing critical reaction to them, exploring friendships and relationships both within and outside of Bloomsbury, as well as the movement's wider social, economic, and political background." -- Publisher's website
Omega cuts : woodcuts and linocuts by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press by Jeremy Greenwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloomsbury needlepoint : with charts of designs by Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell & Roger Fry by Melinda Coss( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travels and translations : Anglo-Italian cultural transactions by Alison Yarrington( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume explores the fascinating interactions and exchanges between British and Italian cultures from the early modern period to the present. It looks at how these exchanges were mediated through personal encounters, travel writings, and translations, involving a variety of protagonists: explorers, writers, poets, preachers, diplomats and tourists. In particular, this book examines the understanding of Italy as a destination and set of locations, each with their own distinctive geographical character, during a period which saw the creation of the modern Italian state. It also charts the s
The duty of children to love and seek Christ by Duncan Grant( Book )
10 editions published between 1819 and 1840 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rime of the ancient mariner, in seven parts by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coleridge's famous seven-part poem and illustrations depict the wonder and mystery of the ancient mariner's story
Poems by G. H Luce( Book )
3 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloomsbury ceramics by Abigail Willis( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duncan Grant by Duncan Grant( Book )
1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kiss by Paul Roche( Book )
2 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell : Design and decoration 1910-1960 by Richard Shone( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses, delivered in the Gaelic chapel, (Aberdeen) : to the children attending the Aberdeen Sabbath schools by Duncan Grant( Book )
3 editions published in 1829 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London Group : retrospective exhibition, MCMXXVIII by London Group( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original woodcuts by various artists by Omega Workshops( Book )
1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 November 1963 by Paul Roche( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Duncan Grant
Grant, Duncan James Corrowr
Grant, Duncan James Corrowr 1885-
Grant, Duncan James Corrowr 1885-1978
Grant, Duncan James Corrows
Languages
English (129)
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