Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[20 October 1916]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[20 October 1916]
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/48

Description

Letter from Vanessa Bell, 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, to Duncan Grant, Wissett Lodge, Suffolk. Describes nightmare she had about Grant the conscientious objector being ordered to India; a visit to the Omega Workshops; and dinner and gossip with Clive Bell, Mary Hutchinson and Lytton Strachey - Bell speculates on the latter's relationship with Dora Carrington. Others mentioned include Mr Upton and Mrs Miles (present caretaker and wife of previous caretaker of the Workshops), David 'Bunny' Garnett, Virginia and Leonard Woolf, James Strachey, Evan Morgan Lord Tredeger, John Maynard Keynes, Maria Nys (later Huxley), Boris Anrep and Lord Hugh Cecil.

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