Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[29 September 1928]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[29 September 1928]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [29 September 1928]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[29 September 1928]
Description
Addressed from Marseille. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 37 Gordon Square, London. The postcard concerns a brief update upon his arrival to Marseilles. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of the view of the Seine from the Pont Neuf, Paris.
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 8010/5/1445

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