Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[c.28 May 1937]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[c.28 May 1937]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [c.28 May 1937]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[c.28 May 1937]
Description
Addressed from Grand Cafe de la Rade, Quai Cronstadt, Toulon [France]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London. The letter provides an update of his time in France. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed 'I have a copy of the Club de sans Club. DG'.
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 8010/5/1744

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