Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]

[c.April 1925]

Details

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]
Date
[c.April 1925]
Description
No address but possibly sent from London. The letter concerns general news; the letter also mentions he 'painted some flowers all day' and dined with Lytton [Strachey?] and Oliver [Strachey?]. The letter is written on the reverse of an envelope addressed to Mrs Bell which originally contained a letter from Karin Stephen.
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 8010/5/1359

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