Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

9 October 1919

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
9 October 1919
Show details
Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 9 October 1919
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
9 October 1919
Description
Addressed from La Bergere, Cassis [France] written on Charleston notepaper. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 50 Gordon Square, London. The letter concerns a detailed update from La Bergere in Cassis and discusses his family. The letter is illustrated with a sketch of the line of a proposed hedge of roses for the La Bergere. 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 8010/5/1461

You might like