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Vanessa Bell

 (1879 - 1961)
Vanessa Stephen Bell was active/lived in England.  Vanessa Bell is known for portrait and landscape painting, interior design, decorative artist.

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Vanessa Bell

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Vanessa Bell (née Stephen; 30 May 1879 - 7 April 1961) was an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury group, and the sister of Virginia Woolf.

Vanessa Stephen was the eldest daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen and Julia Prinsep Jackson (1846-1895).  Her parents lived at 22 Hyde Park Gate, Westminster, London, and Vanessa lived there until 1904.  She was educated at home by her parents in languages, mathematics and history, and took drawing lessons from Ebenezer Cook before she attended Sir Arthur Cope's art school in 1896, and then studied painting at the Royal Academy in 1901.

In later life, Stephen claimed that during her childhood she had been sexually molested by her half-brothers, George and  ...  Displaying 750 of 2277 characters.



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About  Vanessa Bell

Born:  1879 - London, England
Died:   1961 - Charleston Farmhouse, East Sussex, England
Known for:  portrait and landscape painting, interior design, decorative artist