Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[9 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
[9 July 1919]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant. She describes shopping and painting with Roger Fry; Roger praises two Grant paintings, including 'The Baptism' (c. 1919), and challenges Mrs Brereton ('La B.'), who has written a roman à clef about life at Charleston. Bell reports that Faith Henderson has sacked her servant Flossie Selwood for getting pregnant. Also mentions Angelica and Julian Bell and Marie Moralt.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/95

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