Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.July 1919]

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Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.July 1919]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, London, declining to attend John Maynard Keynes' party for those involved in the Ballets Russes production of 'The three-cornered hat', with designs by Pablo Picasso. She discusses her servants, and has been painting 'Still life with apples in a bowl' (c. 1919), based on 'Apples' (1917), painted at Wissett. Also mentions Angelica, Julian and Quentin Bell, Nellie Brittain, Roger Fry, Marie Moralt, Mr and Mrs Pitcher, Miss Richardson, and James Strachey.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/102

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