Vanessa Bell, recipient: Duncan Grant

Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant

[5 May 1919]

In Tate Britain

Created by
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Recipient
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Title
Letter from Vanessa Bell to Duncan Grant
Date
[5 May 1919]
Description
Letter from Vanessa Bell, Charleston, East Sussex, to Duncan Grant. She writes about her servants and children (in particular Angelica and her nurse Nellie Brittain), and her return to painting, and asks Grant to invite painter Teddy Wolfe to Charleston. She hopes to attend two forthcoming Ballets Russes shows in London, with designs by André Derain and Pablo Picasso. Also mentions Clive, Julian and Quentin Bell, Mrs Brereton ('La B.'), Roger Fry, Mary Hutchinson, Blanche Payne, Mrs Pitcher, Jenny Pratt, and Mabel Selwood.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by Henrietta Garnett, May 2007.
Reference
TGA 20078/1/44/92

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