Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.1916]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.1916]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury, London, to Duncan Grant, announcing the lease of Charleston, East Sussex, from Mr Stacey. Letter contains a long verbal description and two-page 'map' of the farmhouse and grounds. Bell describes lunch with landlord's family, and deplores wartime jingoism of Mrs Stacey. Letter also mentions Cutts, a Romany cart driver; Roger Fry; Ethel Grant; John Maynard Keynes; Lytton Strachey; and John Tressider Sheppard.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/53

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