Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[28 July 1939]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[28 July 1939]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, headed 'Ripe 65'. She discusses difficulty of replacing their damaged car, despite the sale of a Grant artwork through Duncan Macdonald at the Lefevre Gallery; getting the house ready for Clive's arrival; and the relationship between Angelica and Bunny Garnett. Also mentions Quentin Bell, Caterly's, Grace Germany, and the Oliviers and parties in pre-war Regent Square.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/211

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