Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Suffolk]

[1916]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[1916]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [1916]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Suffolk]
Date
[1916]
Description
Addressed from Tanya Road [actually Tanza Road, London]. The letter mentions visiting Adrian [Stephen] and that 'Bunny' [David Garnett] went before the Pelham Committee. The letter also discusses Clive [Bell] and Roger [Fry].
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased at Sotheby's Sale, 21st -22nd July 1980 [Lot numbers 201,204,208,211,223,224,227,228,229,233,239,245,250,261,262,266]. The letters were gathered from different rooms at Charleston Farmhouse (including the attics), by Quentin Bell, son of Vanessa and Clive Bell. They were lodged in the Library of King's College, Cambridge and then transferred to Sotheby 's in 1980 for the auction.
Reference
TGA 8010/5/1140

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