Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[16 April 1931]

Details

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[16 April 1931]
Description
No address apart from 'in the train near Pisa'. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London. The letter concerns a detailed update of his time in mainland Europe and general news. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed with two addresses 'semaine a Paris, 28 rue d'Assas, 6e' and 'Duthuit, rue Cezar [sic], Franck'.
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 8010/5/1544

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