Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[15 January 1941]

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[15 January 1941]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ [15 January 1941]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[15 January 1941]
Description
Addressed from University Arms Hotel, Cambridge. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle near Lewes, Sussex. The letter concerns a detailed account of his attempts to secure accommodation for his mother and aunt Violet in Cambridge. The second half of the letter is written on a postcard featuring a reproduction of a photograph of the University Arms, Cambridge.
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 8010/5/1793

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