Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[27 July 1928]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[27 July 1928]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/155

Description

Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, Sussex, to Duncan Grant, 37 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London. She has been converting her property at High Holborn into rooms for Julian and Quentin, and acquiring items for Charleston, including wine. She has been invited to dine or visit by Lydia Lopokova and Margot Asquith, sends Grant on errands, and discusses an article by Dorothy Todd in the 'The Studio' about Bell's and Grant's decorative work. Also mentions Alice Mary, Andrews, Angelica and Clive Bell, Fred, Grace Germany, Ethel Grant, Hammond's, Leslie, Richard, and John Tresidder Sheppard.

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