PRIVATE: THE EROTIC ART OF DUNCAN GRANT. Signed.
London: Gay Men's Press, 1989.
First Edition. Signed by author. First Edition, PRIVATE: THE EROTIC ART OF DUNCAN GRANT London(1989) Hard Cover. SIZE: 10.5" x 9 1/4", 77pp. Signed and Inscribed by Douglas Blair Turnbaugh. "for Philip...Hope you enjoy this- with best wished Douglas" on the Title Page as well as signed in full. A fine copy in brown cloth boards stamped in white along the spine with a beautifully dynamic dustjacket depicting Grant's painting "Wrestlers".
According to the back of the dustjacket, "...this collection of private homoerotic artworks were bequeathed to Douglas Blair Turnbaugh on the understanding that they would be published".
This exquisite art book is comprised of 59 Brilliant Black & White and Colour plates of the Bloomsbury artist Duncan Grant's erotic oils, pencil sketches and watercolour colour plates throughout, along with Black and White intimate photos.
Also included inside is the single sheet invitation insert 8 1/2" x 11" one side only printed black on cream coloured stock.
An excellent copy covered in mylar. A true treasure.
DUNCAN GRANT (1885-1978)
Duncan Grant was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery, theatre sets and costumes and an active member of the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals, philosophers and artists in the first half of the 20th century
The Bloomsbury group was comprised of ten original members:
Clive Bell, art critic
Vanessa Bell, post-impressionist painter
E. M. Forster, fiction writer
Roger Fry, art critic and post-impressionist painter
Duncan Grant, post-impressionist painter
John Maynard Keynes, economist
Desmond MacCarthy, literary critic
Lytton Strachey, biographer
Leonard Woolf, essayist and non-fiction writer
Virginia Woolf, fiction writer and essayist.
Item #33260 Price: US$750.00