Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[30 November 1913]

Page 1

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Date
[30 November 1913]
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Duncan Grant, ‘Page 1’ [30 November 1913]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[30 November 1913]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/16

Description

Letter from Vanessa Bell, Durbins, Guildford, Surrey, to Duncan Grant, Cambridge. Bell is staying with Roger Fry and preparing for the Omega Workshops stall at the upcoming 'Ideal home exhibition'; she mentions Grant's dollhouse and elephant tray. Bell discusses the upcoming Grafton Group exhibition (January 1914), the Friday Club fancy dress ball, and a play she and her circle plan to stage. She describes a dinner with Gerald Shove and Harry Norton where Sydney Waterlow confided his marital problems to Clive Bell. Also mentions Lord Byron, Winnie Gill, Molly MacCarthy, Anna Isabella Thackeray Ritchie, Adrian Stephen, and Lytton Strachey.

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