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Duncan Grant

5 of 28 portraits of Duncan Grant

Duncan Grant, by Thomas Fall, circa 1895 - NPG x13103 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Duncan Grant

by Thomas Fall
albumen cabinet card, circa 1895
5 7/8 in. x 4 in. (148 mm x 101 mm) image size
Purchased, 1979
Photographs Collection
NPG x13103

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  • Duncan Grant (1885-1978), Artist. Sitter associated with 28 portraits, Artist of 9 portraits.

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  • Thomas Fall (1833-1900), Photographer. Artist associated with 37 portraits.

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This portrait was taken two years after Grant returned to England; he spent his early childhood in India and Burma where his father's regiment was stationed. In 1893 he came back to England to go to school, living for most of this period with his cousins, the Stracheys. He was encouraged to train as a painter by his art teacher and his aunt, Lady Jane Strachey, who organised private drawing lessons and took him to visit artists' studios.

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