The beautiful and tender portrait shows Keynes working (on how to finance Britain’s role in the first world war, according to his daughter) in the garden of Charleston farmhouse, country bolthole of the Bloomsbury group, of which he was undoubtedly the most wildly improbable member. *
Duncan Grant, Portrait of John Maynard Keynes, c.1917
Acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, The Art Fund and MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund.
© The Estate of Duncan Grant, courtesy of Henrietta Garnett
Published by King and McGaw
Printed in the UK
* Kennedy, M. (2005). Duncan Grant’s portrait of economist John Maynard Keynes revealed. [online] the Guardian. Available at: http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2005/nov/24/art [Accessed 22 Apr. 2016].