Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]

16 April 1936

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
16 April 1936
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 16 April 1936
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell [Charleston]
Date
16 April 1936
Description
Addressed from Pension Villa Carmona, Alhambra, Granada [Spain]. The letter concerns his journey and describes his impression of Granada. The letter also refers to 'the Q.M.' [H.M.S. Queen Mary].
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 8010/5/1723

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