Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

13 June [1946]

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Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
13 June [1946]
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ 13 June [1946]
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
13 June [1946]
Description
No address but possibly sent from Stockholm. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex, England. The postcard concerns a brief critique of ['The Morning Toilet']. The postcard features a reproduction of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin's 'The Morning Toilet' in the National Museum, Stockholm.
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 8010/5/1819

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