Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell

21 April [1935]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
21 April [1935]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 21 April [1935]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
21 April [1935]
Description
Addressed from Cafe de Deux Magots [Paris]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell c/o Cooks, Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Italie. The letter provides a detailed update of his time in Paris including a trip to the Louvre. 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 8010/5/1665

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