Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.1923]

Details

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.1923]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/124

Letter from Vanessa Bell, 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, to Duncan Grant. She describes her meeting with Simon Bussy to discuss his 'Nation and Athenaeum' review of Grant's Independent Gallery exhibition; her self-doubting attempts to paint; her difficulties finding a nanny for Angelica; her list of future visitors; and her purchase of tickets to see Eleanora Duse play Ibsen in London. Also mentions the Cambridge Apostles, Angelica, Clive and Julian Bell, Dorothy Bussy, Angus Davidson, Roger Fry, Marcel Gimond, Florence Grenfell, Lydia Lopokova, Albert Marquet, Henri Matisse, Harry Norton, Frank P. Ramsey, Adrian Stephen, Marjorie Strachey, and Virginia Woolf.

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