Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

25 June [1924]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
25 June [1924]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 25 June [1924]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
25 June [1924]
Description
Addressed from Berlin. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London, England. The letter concerns general news about his time in Berlin with Franzi [von Haas]. The letter discusses Franzi's distress at his 'very bad' portrait of Baronne von Rothschild. 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 8010/5/1333

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