Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell

20 April [1936]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
20 April [1936]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 20 April [1936]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from Duncan [Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
20 April [1936]
Description
Addressed from Hotel Continental, Almería [Spain]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter provides an update from his time in Spain and his projected travel plans. The letter also describes his impression of Guadix. 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 8010/5/1726

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