Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[21 October 1927]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[21 October 1927]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/150

Description

Letter from Vanessa Bell, 37 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, to Duncan Grant, Cassis, France. She relays gossip about or from Clive Bell, Roger Fry and Helen Anrep, Mary Hutchinson, Lydia Lopokova, Bertha, Roland and Valentine Penrose, Lytton Strachey, Valerie Taylor, Arthur Waley, and the servants Alice Mary and Mrs Harland; discusses her forthcoming trip to Cassis, possibly to be joined by Faith Henderson and Toby; and preparations for the second London Artists' Association exhibition at Leicester Galleries, November 1927 (at which Grant exhibited 'Portrait of a woman' [1927; N05076]. Also mentions Judith Bagenal, Angelica Bell, William Drown, Bunny Garnett, Barbara Hiles, Freddie Mayor, Daisy McNeil, Ottoline Morrell, Raymond Mortimer, Peck, Miss Sadler, Eric Stephens, Pippa Strachey, Wyndham Tryon, and Virginia Woolf.

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