Correspondence and other papers relating to Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Duncan Grant and others

1896–1960

collection owner: Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Correspondence and other papers relating to Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Duncan Grant and others’ 1896–1960

Avaliable online is a selection of correspondence from Duncan Grant to Vanessa Bell regarding their relationship; their work; Charleston farmhouse and day to day activities. In many of the letters, Grant uses his nickname 'Bear'.

Details of the remainder of this collection can be found on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK)
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

709 objects in this collection

Title
Correspondence and other papers relating to Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell, Duncan Grant and others
Date
1896–1960
Description
Avaliable online is a selection of correspondence from Duncan Grant to Vanessa Bell regarding their relationship; their work; Charleston farmhouse and day to day activities. In many of the letters, Grant uses his nickname 'Bear'.

Details of the remainder of this collection can be found on the archive catalogue.
Reference
TGA 8010

Showing 120 of 709 objects

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[c.15 May 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London]

[31 May 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard [from Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[1 June 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[2 June 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[4 July 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London]

1 September 1916

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[27 September 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[28 September 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London?]

October 1916

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London?]

[30 November 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London]

[c.19 December 1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Postcard from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London?]

[1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Incomplete letter [from Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Suffolk?]

[1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London?]

[1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Suffolk?]

[c.1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Suffolk]

[1916]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London]

1916

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]

[25 February 1917]

Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [London]

[30 March 1917]