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Lost stash of 400 erotic drawings by Duncan Grant comes to light

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Duncan Grant that was long thought to have been destroyed has come to light, secretly passed down over decades from friend to friend and lover to lover.Grant was a key member of the Bloomsbury group and one of the most celebrated and successful British artists of the mid-20th century.

As a gay man he lived the first 82 years of his life as a criminal.In the 1940s and 50s Grant made hundreds of drawings, many of them explicit and often influenced by Greco-Roman traditions as well as contemporary physique magazines.On 2 May 1959, Grant gave his friend Edward le Bas a folder marked “these drawings are very private”.

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