Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[c.14 May 1944]

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[c.14 May 1944]
Description
Addressed from More's Hotel, Glasgow. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex, England. The postcard concerns Glasgow School of Art where he held a lecture. The letter also mentions Allan [Walton] and that he is going to Edinburgh to visit the [Royal School of Art].
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 8010/5/1803

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