Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[19 January 1934]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[19 January 1934]
Description
Addressed from 8 Fitzroy Street [London]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The postcard concerns general news and mentions he is going to see [Allan] Walton. The postcard also mentions he went to a lecture by Roger [Fry] and that many people had sent their tickets back prior to the lecture following 'Roger's Radio talk'. The reverse of the postcard is inscribed 'P.S. Do not bother about my shoes I leave them at Charleston.'
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 8010/5/1635

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