Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

25 December 1915

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
25 December 1915
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Garsington Manor, Oxford, to Duncan Grant. The Bells are spending Christmas with Ottoline Morrell; the letter is written over Christmas Day and Boxing Day. She discusses the guests, the sleeping arrangements, the gift-giving, and a dance, but will reserve the gossip until she meets Grant. Also mentions Bunny Garnett, Maria Nys, John Maynard Keynes, John Middleton Murry, and Lytton Strachey.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/37

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