Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[1 June 1935]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[1 June 1935]
Description
Addressed from 8 Fitzroy Street. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 33 Via Margutta, Rome, Italy. The letter concerns general news and mentions he met with 'Mr Morris' and Kenneth Clark. The letter is illustrated with a sketch of the shape of the room which Bell was to decorate on the R.M.S Queen Mary. Includes original envelope and is enclosed with an undated letter from Phyllis [Keyes] addressed to Duncan Grant.
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 8010/5/1684

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