Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

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

[15 June 1929]

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Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[15 June 1929]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [15 June 1929]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D.G. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[15 June 1929]
Description
No address but possibly sent from Paris. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 50 Gordon Square, London. The postcard concerns an update of his time in Paris with Clive [Bell?] and mentions visiting the Louvre. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's 'Jeunes filles au piano' in the Musee du Luxembourg.
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 8010/5/1452

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