Wildflowers with Photograph

Vanessa Stephen Bell British

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Vanessa Bell was the older sister of Virginia Woolf. Her reputation as a painter began to ascend after the first London Artists Association exhibition in 1926. The early watercolor shows her closeness to the Bloomsbury Group, who produced both fine art and decorative arts. Worn down by the demands of running a huge household, she devoted less and less time to painting. Wildflowers with Photograph of 1948–50 shows that she never gave up painting.

Wildflowers with Photograph, Vanessa Stephen Bell (British, London 1879–1961 Charleston, Firle, Sussex), Oil on canvas

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