Duncan Grant, ‘Garden Path in Spring’ 1944The garden depicted here was part of the estate at Charleston, a remote farmhouse at the foot of Firle Beacon in Sussex where Grant lived and worked with the painter Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) from 1916 until his death.
Grapes, furnishing fabric | Designed by Duncan Grant (1885-1978) for Allan Wallton Textiles | Printed linen | London, England, 1932 | Furnishing fabric of printed linen with grey and white vines, leaves and flowers on a bright yellow ground | VA Museum, London
Duncan James Corrowr Grant (21 January 1885 – 8 May 1978) was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery and theatre sets and costumes. He was a member of the Bloomsbury Group. He often worked with, and was influenced by, another member of the Bloomsbury set, Roger Fry.