Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

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

[c.12 February 1919]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]
Date
[c.12 February 1919]
Description
Addressed from 1917 Club, Gerrard Street, London. The letter concerns general news and mentions he has received correspondence from the Pelham Committee that states he must find employment within 7 days or his exemption certificate [from national service] will be revoked. The letter also mentions going for lunch with Adrian [Stephen].
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 8010/5/1170

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