Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[13 April 1936]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[13 April 1936]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [13 April 1936]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[13 April 1936]
Description
No address but possibly sent from Cordoba, Spain. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The postcard provides an update upon his arrival to Cordoba. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of the vaulted hall of Abd-er-Rahman at Cordoba.
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 8010/5/1721

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