Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.21 April 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.21 April 1923]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Monk's House, Rodmell, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant. Clive Bell is staying with her and the children; she is awaiting money sent by Grant for a forthcoming trip to France. She is painting a still life, and thanks Grant for retouching her portrait of Lydia Lopokova, on display at the London Group Spring exhibition, commenting unfavourably on the sitter's marriage to John Maynard Keynes. Also mentions Dorothy Bell, Nellie Brittain, Frank Dobson, and Stephen Tomlin.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/116

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