Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.1923]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.1923]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Bosham, West Sussex, to Duncan Grant, who has been having gloomy conversations with John Maynard Keynes about World War I and the death of an acquaintance, and painting a picture with some relation to William Blake. Bell is painting a self-portrait, and protests the innuendos being made about her reputation by a Pennybody or Peabody. Also mentions Clive Bell, Bunny Garnett, Henry the dog, and Mary and Jack Hutchinson.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/110

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