Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.31 August 1935]

Page 1

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Date
[c.31 August 1935]
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Duncan Grant, ‘Page 1’ [c.31 August 1935]

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Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.31 August 1935]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, Fitzrovia, London, to Duncan Grant, Rome. Describes evening with Georges Duthuit, including discussion of his affair with Sacheverell Sitwell's wife Georgia. Discusses Grant's health, helping Julian prepare for his new post at Wuhan University, and her photographs of Angelica, who has been receiving the attentions of Nigel Henderson. Also mentions Helen Anrep, the 'Commendatore', Marguerite Duthuit (née Matisse), the Lefevre Gallery, the pseudonymous Louisa, Marco Polo the cat, Flossie Selwood, and Tisdall the dentist.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/204

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