Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[4 January 1927]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[4 January 1927]
Description
No address but possibly sent from Twickenham or London. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter is in reply to Bell's 'depressed' letter; the letter also refers to attempts to contact 'Mayor' about including Roger [Fry's] work in an exhibition, possibly at the Lefevre Gallery in London.
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 8010/5/1395

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