Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[23 October 1927]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[23 October 1927]
Description
Addressed from 3 rue Bonaparte [Paris]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 37 Gordon Square, London. The postcard concerns a brief update upon his arrival to Paris. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of a view of Paris showing the monument 'Quand même!' by Antonin Mercié,the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, and the Louvre.
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 8010/5/1422

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