Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

3 April 1942

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
3 April 1942
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 3 April 1942
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
3 April 1942
Description
Addressed from Alexandra Hotel, Lyme [Regis]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex. The letter provides a detailed update of his time in Lyme Regis. The reverse of the envelope is inscribed 'I did not take Bowen'.
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 8010/5/1799

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