Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

15 January 1922

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
15 January 1922
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 15 January 1922
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
15 January 1922
Description
Addressed from Hotel de Londres [Paris]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 46 Gordon Square, London. The letter concerns an update from Paris and mentions his family, Virginia [Woolf], [John] Maynard [Keynes], Clive [Bell], Roger [Fry] and [Jacques] Copeau. The letter also gives a review of a portrait by [André] Derain. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed 'I do hope T. will send some money soon. Its [sic] getting serious'.
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 8010/5/1245

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