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, Durbins, Guildford, Surrey, to Duncan Grant. She has been nursing her sick children, and gives a satirical account of meeting a former servant. She pleads with Grant to keep her letters private. Also mentions Joan Fry's servant Jenny (Jenny Pratt?), Bell's servants Anne and Mrs Brereton and Trissie Selwood, Roger Fry's son Julian, and Lord Gage.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/84

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