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, Monk's House, Rodmell, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, worrying about the possibility of their losing Charleston. She complains about damp and the difficulty of painting at Monk's House, gossips about Virginia Woolf, and disputes Grant's negative evaluation of Roger Fry's latest self-portrait. Also mentions Lord and Lady Alington, Clive and Quentin Bell, Jane Ellen Harrison, Hope Mirrlees, Mr. Stacey, Mrs Uppington, and Hubert Waley.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/120

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