Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

2 January 1925

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
2 January 1925
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ 2 January 1925
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
2 January 1925
Description
Addressed from Beaume. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The postcard concerns a brief update from Beaume while on a family sailing holiday; the postcard also mentions an attempt to meet with 'Copeau' [possibly Jacques Copeau]. The postcard features a reproduction of the lane of the chapter-house at Beaume.
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 8010/5/1346

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