Vanessa Bell

The personal details and relationships of Vanessa Bell

 

Personal Details

DBID Gender Title

PEOPLE

 2   Female  Mrs
First Name Middle Name Last Name

 Vanessa

Bell 

 

DOB Place of Birth DOD Place of Death
 30/05/1879 Kensington, London 04/01/1961 Charleston Farmhouse, East Sussex 
Father's last name if different Mother's / Own maiden name
 Stephen (Sir) Jackson 

 

Remarks

 Maiden name Stephen. Trained with Sir Arthur Cope 1896-1900. Studied at Royal Academy Schools 1901-1904. Married Clive Bell the critic in 1907. Later had daughter Angelica by lover Duncan Grant. Exhibited in the second Post-Impressionist Exhibition in 1912. Elected into the London Group in 1919 where she exhibited regularly. She also had two sons by her husband Clive, Quentin and Julian who both went on to become writers. Julian was killed by a shell fragment whilst driving a ambulance in the Spanish Civil War in 1937. She lived in Gordon Square 1922 - 1925. 

Personal Relationships

Person Relationship Date/Period

Clive Arthur (Clive) Howard Bell

Husband 01/01/1907 

Julian Bell

Son  

Roger Eliot Fry

Friend  

David (Bunny) Garnett

Friend  

Angelica Garnett

Daughter  

Duncan James Corrowr Grant

Lover  

Julia Jackson

Mother  

John Maynard Keynes

Friend  

Thoby Stephen

Brother  

Adrian Stephen

Brother  

Leslie Stephen

Father  

Karin Elizabeth Stephen

Sister-in-law  

Lytton Giles (Lytton) Strachey

Friend  

Saxon Sydney-Turner

Friend  

Virginia Adeline (Virginia) Woolf

Sister  

Leonard Sidney Woolf

Brother in law  

Association with other groups

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