Item 43 - Letter from Roger Fry to R. C. Trevelyan

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Letter from Roger Fry to R. C. Trevelyan


  • [October? 1902] (Creation)

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1 item (on notepaper with printed picture of the Hôtel National, Milan).

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Milan, Hôtel National, Place de la Scala. - Thanks for Trevelyan's letters and help: does not think now that he will have to borrow any money from him [to buy the two paintings seen in Venice which Fry considers to be by Jacopo Bellini, see 4/44] as his father seems likely to buy them. Johnson is a 'wrong un'.

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See also Fry's letters to Helen Fry, 11 Oct 1902, and Sir Edward Fry, 14 Oct 1902, about the Bellini pictures (printed in Fry, Roger Eliot, & Sutton, Denys. (1972). Letters of Roger Fry / edited with an introduction by Denys Sutton. London: Chatto and Windus, pp 197-199).

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Pencil annotation numbering the letter '59' and dating it tentatively to '?1902'.

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