Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[22 June 1953]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[22 June 1953]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/233

Description

Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant, originally enclosing a notice, perhaps relating to Society of Mural Painters. Lists some of Bell's and Grant's decorative schemes, some executed with Quentin Bell. Discusses problems at publishing firm Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd, and an accident in Cannes involving the death of Mervyn Evans, husband of Hermione Wills Evans, and companion of Bunny Garnett's son Richard. Also mentions Angelica and Clive Bell, Claude (?Rogers), Dickey (?E.M.O'R. Dickey), Edward (?le Bas), Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Trust Fund, Constance Garnett, Geddes Hyslop, Geoffrey Keynes, Laurence Scarfe, Stevens, Dottie Wellesley, and Leonard Woolf.

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