Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]

[24 September 1918]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]
Date
[24 September 1918]
Description
No address but possibly sent from London. Written on the reverse of an Omega Workshops invoice sheet. The letter concerns general news and mentions starting an 'elaborate pastel of Bunny' [David Garnett]. The letter also mentions that he 'shan't be able to get another studio', Clive [Bell] and Mary [Hutchinson].
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby's Sale, 21st -22nd July 1980 [Lot numbers 201,204,208,211,223,224,227,228,229,233,239,245,250,261,262,266]. The letters were gathered from different rooms at Charleston Farmhouse (including the attics), by Quentin Bell, son of Vanessa and Clive Bell. They were lodged in the Library of King's College, Cambridge and then transferred to Sotheby 's in 1980 for the auction.
Reference
TGA 8010/5/1164

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