Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[c.1918]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[c.1918]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant. She discusses life at Charleston : the unhappiness of the servants being in the country, in particular Angelica's nurse Nellie Brittain; gardening and pets; and generally feeling cooped up after her pregnancy. Also mentions the gardener Pitcher, the servants Jenny Pratt and Mabel Selwood, St John Hutchinson, Gerald and Fredegond Shove, and Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and thanks Grant for the gift of a drawing.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/79

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