Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[15 October 1930]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[15 October 1930]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [15 October 1930]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[15 October 1930]
Description
Addressed from Amsterdam. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, La Bergere Par Fontcreuse, Cassis, France. The postcard concerns a brief update of his time in Amsterdam describing it as 'a very lovely place heaps [and] heaps to paint'. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of a view of Amsterdam.
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 8010/5/1507

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