Girl at the Piano (1940). Duncan Grant (Scottish, 1885-1978). Oil paint on canvas. Tate.
Painted at Charleston; the girl is Angelica, illegitimate daughter of the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. At the age of 24 Angelica married the writer and publisher David Garnett (known to everyone as “Bunny”), 50 years old and one of Grant’s former lovers.