Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[22 January 1927]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[22 January 1927]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [22 January 1927]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from B. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[22 January 1927]
Description
Addressed from Cassis [France]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Hotel de Londres, 3 rue Bonaparte, Paris, France. The letter concerns advice on how to get to France to meet Grant and Angus [Davidson] and discusses Grant's health. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed 'They leave you very little time at Cassis to get out, so have your luggage ready.'
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 8010/5/1402

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