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QUENTIN BELL PENCIL PORTRAIT OF AN  UNKNOWN WOMAN
QUENTIN BELL PENCIL PORTRAIT OF AN  UNKNOWN WOMAN
QUENTIN BELL PENCIL PORTRAIT OF AN  UNKNOWN WOMAN
QUENTIN BELL PENCIL PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN
BELL, Quentin. Portrait in pencil of an unknown seated naked young woman. The image 24.5cm x 15.5 cm, the frame 42cm x 30.5cm. No date. Bell was the son of Clive Bell and Vanessa Bell and the nephew of Virginia Woolf. After being educated at Leighton Park School and in Paris, Bell became a Lecturer in Art History at King's College, University of Durham from 1952 to 1959, then Professor of Fine Art at the University of Leeds from 1959 to 1967. In 1964 he was appointed Slade Professor of Fine Art at Oxford University and, in 1965, Ferens Professor of Fine Art at the University of Hull. Bell was a Professor of Art History and Theory at the University of Sussex from 1967 to 1975. He sometimes worked as an artist - principally in ceramics - but for his career he was drawn to academia and to book-writing. Bell's wrote a biography of his famous aunt, Virginia Woolf: A Biography, 2 vols (London: Hogarth Press, 1972). He also wrote several books on the Bloomsbury Group and Charleston Farmhouse. (Wiki) Signed clearly in the bottom right corner.
condition: Very Good

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