Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

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

[22 April 1925]

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Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Letter from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
[22 April 1925]
Addressed from 46 Gordon Square. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter concerns general news and mentions meeting 'Meninsky' [possibly Bernard Meninsky]. The letter is written on the reverse of a compliments slip dated 3 Mar 1925 from N.M. Rothschild and Sons, New Court, St Swithen's Lane, London EC4 and addressed to Duncan Grant, 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury with a five line anonymous note. Includes original envelope.
Document - correspondence
Tate Archive
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.
TGA 8010/5/1355

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