Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

16 June 1946

Front

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
16 June 1946
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Front’ 16 June 1946
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Postcard from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
16 June 1946
Description
No address but possibly sent from Stockholm. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex, England. The postcard provides an update of his time in Stockholm. The postcard features a reproduction of Peter Paul Rubens' 'Bacchanal' 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 8010/5/1821

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