Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]

[29 April 1919]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[29 April 1919]
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
252 x 202 mm
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [29 April 1919]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]
Date
[29 April 1919]
Description
Addressed from 36 Regent Square. The letter mentions that 'Heal's' has sold one of his designs, and also mentions 'Bunny' [David Garnett], Roger [Fry] and Clive [Bell]. The letter is illustrated with a sketch of one of the two ornamental vases he had just bought for the flat.
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 8010/5/1180

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