Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.June 1924]

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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.June 1924]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, 46 Gordon Square, London, to Duncan Grant, currently touring Belgium. She describes visits from Duncan's mother, Clive Bell, Virginia Woolf, and Gumbo Strachey; an emotional phone call from Helen Anrep; an unsatisfactory visit from Lydia Lopokova to buy hats designed by Bell; and a day painting with Quentin in her studio. Also mentions an unidentified French painter, Bartle and Ethel Grant, John Maynard Keynes, Henri Matisse, and Franzi von Haas.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/105

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