Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[c.3 August 1928]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[c.3 August 1928]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [c.3 August 1928]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Bear [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[c.3 August 1928]
Description
Addressed from 16 St John's Street, Cambridge. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter concerns Charleston and mentions he is working on several sketches including a 'little view out of Sheppard's rooms'. The letter also mentions [John] Maynard [Keynes], Cecil Taylor and Karin [Stephen's] fashion sense. 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 8010/5/1443

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