Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

14 April [1936]

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Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
14 April [1936]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ 14 April [1936]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
14 April [1936]
Description
Addressed from Cordova [sic]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The postcard concerns his impression of Primitiva Mezquita de Abd Al Rahman I in Cordoba. The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of the vaulted hall of Adb-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 8010/5/1722

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