Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[28 July 1928]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[28 July 1928]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [28 July 1928]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[28 July 1928]
Description
Addressed from Grosvenor House, Twickenham. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter concerns general news and refers to Clive [Bell] and Mary [Hutchinson]. The letter also discusses his models, an attempt to paint on a dinghy and mentions a trip to an opera titled 'Love in a Village' at Hammersmith in London. Includes original envelope.
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 8010/5/1442

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