Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[25 April 1924]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[25 April 1924]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [25 April 1924]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[25 April 1924]
Description
Possibly sent from Charleston written on 46 Gordon Square notepaper. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Cleeve House, Seend, Melksham, Wilts. The letter concerns an improvement in Angelica [Bell's] health and general news including working on an ink sketch of a still life in Bell's room,. The letter also mentions Lady Diana Manners [later Cooper], 'the Woolfes' [Leonard and Virginia] and the Charleston Bulletin. Includes original envelope.
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 8010/5/1316

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