Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[26 July 1928]

Details

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[26 July 1928]
Description
Addressed from Grosvenor House, Twickenham. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter concerns general news and mentions meeting Alix [Strachey], Simon [Bussy?], Iris Tree and Angus [Davidson]. The letter also refers to a conversation about 'a very good plan to let Eric [and] his wife live at Charleston'. Includes original envelope.
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 8010/5/1440

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