Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

[c.11 January 1945]

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
[c.11 January 1945]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ [c.11 January 1945]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
[c.11 January 1945]
Description
Addressed from 53 Bedford Square [London]. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex. The postcard concerns Angelica [Garnett, formerly Bell]. The postcard features a reproduction of Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot's 'Woman Meditating' from the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin.
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 8010/5/1808

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