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To The Lighthouse (first edition, 1927) by Virginia Woolf, cover illustrated by Vanessa Bell.

To the Lighthouse is a 1927 novel by Virginia Woolf. A landmark of high modernism, the novel centres on the Ramsays and their visits to the .

Pablo Picasso by the signpost to Chiddingly, East Sussex (1952) by| Lee Miller

Pablo Picasso by the signpost to Chiddingly, East Sussex (1952) by| Lee Miller

View from Farley Farm House (1952) by Lee Miller

View from Farley Farm House (1952) by Lee Miller

Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalene (Noli me Tangere) by Graham Sutherland (1961). One of two altarpiece paintings commissioned for Chichester Cathedral. This one shows Christ bareheaded, without a gardener's hat.

Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalen (Noli me Tangere) by Graham Vivian Sutherland, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Noli me tangere by Graham Sutherland  (1961). One of two altarpiece paintings commissioned for Chichester Cathedral. This one, which was chosen, shows Christ with a straw hat, as Mary Magdalene allegedly mistook him for a gardener.

Noli me tangere by Graham Sutherland (1961). One of two altarpiece paintings commissioned for Chichester Cathedral. This one, which was chosen, shows Christ with a straw hat, as Mary Magdalene allegedly mistook him for a gardener.

Between the Acts (first edition, 1941) by Virginia Woolf, cover illustrated by Vanessa Bell

Between the Acts (first edition, 1941) by Virginia Woolf, cover illustrated by Vanessa Bell

The Nativity by Vanessa Bell (1942), Berwick Church, East Sussex. Through the opening is the Sussex Downs, the outline of which resembles that of Mount Caburn.

The Nativity by Vanessa Bell (1942), Berwick Church, East Sussex. Through the opening is the Sussex Downs, the outline of which resembles that of Mount Caburn.

Photograph of a scarecrow taken near P.L. Travers’ house in Sussex (1940 ) by Eileen Agar

‘Photograph of a scarecrow taken near P. Travers’ house in Sussex’, Eileen Agar, 1940 – Tate Archive

Henry Moore with his sculpture 'Mother and Child' (1953) by Lee Miller. Roland Penrose bought the sculpture in 1937 and positioned it outside his house in Hampstead where its modern form caused a scandal. Here Moore is positioning the sculpture in its new home at Farley Farm.

Roland Penrose bought this sculpture titled Mother - 854

Apple picking steps, Bignor, Sussex photographed by Paul Nash

Apple picking steps, Bignor, Sussex photographed by Paul Nash

Edward Burra and Paul Nash photographed by Nash's patron & friend Clare Neilson (1935)

Edward Burra and Paul Nash photographed by Nash's patron & friend Clare Neilson (1935)

Feibusch’s mural of Pilgrim’s Progress (c.1944) hidden away in the crypt of Eastbourne’s St Elizabeth’s church.

Feibusch’s mural of Pilgrim’s Progress hidden in Eastbourne — The Twentieth Century Society

The Nativity by Vanessa Bell (1942), Berwick Church, East Sussex. Vanessa painted her daughter Angelica as Mary and behind her she painted a farm worker, Mr Peter Durrant, as Joseph. To the right of Joseph are three children, Ray and Bill West, sons of the gardener and John Higgens, son of Grace, the housekeeper. The shepherd to the rear left of the painting was also a farm worker, Stanley Standen (nicknamed ‘Beckett’).

The Nativity by Vanessa Bell (1942), Berwick Church, East Sussex. Vanessa painted her daughter Angelica as Mary and behind her she painted a farm worker, Mr Peter Durrant, as Joseph. To the right of Joseph are three children, Ray and Bill West, sons of the gardener and John Higgens, son of Grace, the housekeeper. The shepherd to the rear left of the painting was also a farm worker, Stanley Standen (nicknamed ‘Beckett’).