Vanessa Bell, Volume 1983, Part 2

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Weidenfeld and Nicolson, Aug 25, 1983 - Art - 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, and famously portrayed by Miranda Richardson in the 2002 film The Hours, she held sway with her acuity, integrity and sense of humour. Yet she remained inscrutable, glimpses of her life only appearing through her more famous sister, Virginia Woolf.

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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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