Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[28 August 1915]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[28 August 1915]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, the Grange, Bosham, West Sussex, to Duncan Grant, originally enclosing a stencilled design for a commission from Margery Snowden. She describes a sailing trip with Roger Fry and Clive Bell, which she believed revelatory of Fry's character, and dressmaking with Flossie Selwood. Clive's pamphlet 'Peace at once' has been seized by police with other National Labour Press publications. Also mentions Simon Bussy, Bunny Garnett, Mary Hutchinson, Ottoline Morrell, and Marjorie Strachey.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/35

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