Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, Lyme Regis, Dorset. Mentions trying to work on Berwick Church decorations; the Nazi-sponsored trips to Berlin of André Derain and André Dunoyer de Segonzac; the exhibition of Tate's wartime acquisitions at the National Gallery (including Grant's 'Girl at the piano' [1940; N05171]); Helen Anrep and Margery Fry with Roger Fry's sketches; Angelica, Clive and Quentin Bell, Dorothy and Simon Bussy, Grace Germany and Mrs Stevens, André Gide, Raymond Mortimer, Walter Sickert, Eddie Playfair, Frances Byng Stamper and Caroline Byng Lucas, and Hugh Walpole. Includes illustration of log pile.
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