Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.1928]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.1928]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, Sussex, to Duncan Grant, Hilton, Huntingdonshire, originally enclosing a photograph of Angelica Bell, 'The Russian princess as a child' (1928), and a Sherlock Holmes book by Arthur Conan Doyle. She discusses the departure of Angelica's nurse Louie Dunnet; and her house-hunting for Bunny Garnett, with whom Grant is staying, with the help of Nan Hudson and Jacques-Émile Blanche. Also mentions Roger Fry, Grace Germany, and Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/152

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