Nov 26 Friday

8 pp [pages] Belisarius ch [chapter] XXI, and adding to yesterday's work.
In afternoon met Clarissa (late) at the Albert Memorial & walking through Kensington Gardens, then to Philip's – met Kitty, for the first time since 1916, ×××× [indecipherable] and Rubin1, a Tel Aviv [sic: Tel-a-Viv] artist (with a rich American wife) who paints successful water-colours[RG]; and Sally with whom I went back in a taxi to Hampstead where she gave me the Institutes & Rufin[RG] Rutilius's poem. Then to Adler's with Laura & Tanny – who stayed to supper. Laura bought a black velvet evening gown for 12 gns [guineas].[RG]
To bed at 1.15.

Editorial Notes

1Israeli painter Reuvin Rubin (1893-1974) eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Hampstead

    England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Tanny Brown

    Brown, Tanny
    a painter, ex-husband of Maisie Sommerville KG; father of Maisie's son Timothy Brown eds.
  • Yankel Adler

    Adler, Yankel
    (1895-1949) a Polish refugee painter KG; supported and promoted socially by RG and LR eds.
  • Sally

    Graves, Sally
    R.G.'s niece. Daughter of his half-brother Philip. KG
  • Clarissa

    Graves, Clarissa, Janie
    R.G.'s sister who was in charge of children's broadcasting in Palestine. R.G. and she were estranged from 1932 until the fall of 1936. See RPG p 273 CP
  • Philip

    Graves, Philip
    R.G.'s half brother. WG
  • Kitty Palmor Graves

    Palmor, Kitty
    Married to Philip Graves, R.G.'s half-brother. eds
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21