Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[30 January 1938]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[30 January 1938]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [30 January 1938]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[30 January 1938]
Description
Addressed from rue Bonaparte [Paris]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, 8 Fitzroy Street, London. The postcard provides an update of his travel plans and mentions he will contact 'Agnew [and] ask Hugh if it would be possible for Spears to see the 2 smallest panels.' The postcard features a reproduction of a photograph of a panorama view over the Seine in Paris.
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 8010/5/1772

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