Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

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

[26 August 1925]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[26 August 1925]
Description
Addressed from The Kings Head, Landermere, Thorpe le Soken, Essex. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The postcard concerns an update from his trip to see Adrian and Karin [Stephen]. The postcard also asks Bell to contact the National Gallery in London to get a copy of Luca Signorelli's 'The Holy Family'.
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 8010/5/1361

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