Duncan Grant, recipient: Vanessa Bell

Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell

20 June 1946

Page 1

Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Date
20 June 1946
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Charleston Trust (Lewes, UK), ‘Page 1’ 20 June 1946
Created by
Duncan Grant 1885–1978
Recipient
Vanessa Bell 1879–1961
Title
Letter from D. [Duncan Grant] to Vanessa Bell
Date
20 June 1946
Description
Addressed from Hotel Cecil, Copenhagen, Denmark. Addressed to Vanessa Bell, Charleston, Firle, Sussex, England. The letter concerns general news and an update of his time in Cophenhagen. The letter also describes the French art he saw at [Glyptotek] including work by [Paul] Cézanne, [Alfred] Sisley and [Paul] Gauguin. Includes original envelope.
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 8010/5/1824

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