Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.May 1940]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.May 1940]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, Plymouth, Devon, working as a war artist. Discusses the war and decorations, and mentions Angelica Bell and Bunny Garnett, Clive and Quentin Bell, Ethel Léontine Gabain, recently appointed President of the Society of Women Artists, and her son Christopher Copley, Walter Higgens ('The Dolt'), Desmond MacCarthy and G.E. Moore ('the Moor'), John Nash, and Virginia Woolf.
Format
Artwork - painting
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/217

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