Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.27 December 1925]

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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.27 December 1925]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant. She is mentally exhausted by Virginia's 'brilliant' talk, displayed during a visit by Vita Sackville-West, and is working on carpet designs. She confirms the arrival of Grant's Christmas cards for Virginia and Roger Fry, and plans to take the children to their paternal grandparents at Seend then London before the school term starts. Also mentions Jane Austen, Angelica and Clive Bell, Bunny Garnett, Edward Sackville-West, Stephen Tomlin, Edward Wadsworth, and Leonard Woolf.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/134

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