Vanessa Bell

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Ticknor & Fields, Jan 1, 1983 - Painters - 399 pages
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Vanessa Bell was a central figure within the Bloomsbury Group
and lent to it a stability and coherence it might otherwise have
lacked. A talented artist, she held sway with her acuity, integrity
and a sense of humour. Yet she remained inscrutable, glimpses
of her life only appearing through her sister, Virginia Woolf. In this authorised biography, Frances Spalding draws upon a
mass of unpublished documents to reveal Vanessa Bell's considerable
achievements, in both her art and her increasingly unorthodox
life. A sympathetic account is given of her marriage to
Clive Bell, her affair with Roger Fry and the complex nature of
her lasting relationship with Duncan Grant. It is a fitting tribute
to a woman of great paradox, wit and honesty.

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User Review  - almigwin - LibraryThing

From the standpoint of art alone, I think Vanessa Bell was cheated of fame, recognitionn, money, etc. She and Duncan Grant painted together, but Grant got most of the accolades. I think her work was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Linda Mason Hunter - Goodreads

Fascinating glimpse into the life of one of the most famous Bloomsbury artists, Virginia Woolf's sister, Read full review

Contents

Mrs Youngs Evening Dress 18951904
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Changing Places 19041906
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Mr and Mrs Clive Bell 19071909
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