Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[16 April 1926]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[16 April 1926]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, London. She discusses each other's health, and proposes to come to London to shop and see Matthew Smith's exhibition (with Michael Servier) at the Mayor Gallery. She is painting her portrait of Helen Anrep despite Clive's continued presence in the studio making her 'uneasy'; the children make toffee. Also mentions Angus Davidson, Ethel Grant, and John Maynard Keynes and Lydia Lopokova.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/141

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