Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[26 December 1934]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[26 December 1934]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [26 December 1934]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[26 December 1934]
Description
Addressed from Charleston [Sussex] written on 8 Fitzroy Street notepaper. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London. The letter provides an update from Charleston and mentions he has dined with 'the Keynes' [John Maynard and Lydia Lopokova], Quentin [Bell] and Colin Agnew. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed 'Polo is well and happy. DG'.
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 8010/5/1660

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