Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[1 April 1942]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[1 April 1942]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, written on 1 and 2 April. Discusses Quentin Bell's being offered jobs by Eddie Playfair at the Treasury and Bunny Garnett at the Foreign Office; the purchase of Bell's 'Snow at Tilton' (1941) by CEMA (Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts); working on the Nativity for Berwick Church; and Frances Byng Stamper, Caroline Byng Lucas and Roger Fry's pictures. Also mentions Angelica and Clive Bell, and Grace Germany.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/220

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