Lady with a Book - Vanessa Bell 1946

Lady with a Book Vanessa Bell (English, Oil on canvas. Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. Vanessa Bell was Virginia Woolf's sister and part of the Bloomsbury Group.

Virginia Woolf’s home

Charleston - Sussex salon of Bloomsbury. A place I revisit and half expect to see Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Virginia Woolf or Maynard Keynes coming out of a room. Comfy chair and always a book or two to hand.

'Vases' carpet, designed by Duncan Grant for Virginia Woolf.

Inspiration for a modern quilt 'Vases' carpet, designed by Duncan Grant for Virginia Woolf.

Angelica Bell Garnett, daughter of the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant - photo by Lettice Ramsey

Angelica Bell Garnett, daughter of artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant - photo by Lettice Ramsey

Duncan Grant: Charleston House Bettina's Impressions: Vanessa Bell

◇ Artful Interiors ◇ paintings of beautiful rooms - VANESSA BELL Charleston Drawing Room

Virginia Woolf playing cricket, aged 12. She's batting.

Sisters Virginia Stephen (Woolf) and Vanessa Stephen (Bell), uncredited photo -

Vanessa Bell's room at Charleston

focus-damnit: Interior of Charleston, painted by the Bloomsbury group members Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant from our 2010 feature on artist Cressida Bell.

Duncan Grant & Vanessa Bell East Sussex, UK fotografiert von Richard Powers

Charleston, country retreat of the Bloomsbury group. Photo by Richard Powers.

Old English cottage with  brick floor. The sitting room at Monk's House, home of Virginia Woolf.

Virginia Woolf Green At the end of August we snuck away to England for a couple of glorious end-of-summer days. We set out on the Saturday for Virginia Woolf’s country cottage, Monk’s House in deepest.

Duncan Grant's studio at Charleston with Grant's portrait of the artist Edward le Bas. Below the portrait is a cast of the ears of Michelangelo's David, which Grant obtained from an art school in the nearby town of Lewes

Charleston Farmhouse - The country home of artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, beautifully preserved in rural Sussex. Firle Near Lewes East Sussex

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