Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.31 July 1935]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.31 July 1935]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Grant, 8 Fitzroy Street, Fitzrovia, London, to Duncan Grant, Rome, written in two sessions, 31 July and 1 August. She discusses visiting 'Cézanne' at the Lefevre Gallery; the sale of five Grant works by Donachie at an 'English show', including a Paris subject, perhaps 'La Place de Furstenberg' (1935); and Grant's 'Queen Mary' decorations. Also mentions Julian Bell, Jane and Kenneth Clark, Henry Lamb, Ernest Leach, Lily, Marco Polo the cat, James and Marguerite McBey, P&O, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Flossie Selwood, and Wallace.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/198

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