Charleston: A Bloomsbury House and Gardens






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        • Paperback: 160 pages
        • Publisher: Frances Lincoln; New edition (1 May 2004)
        • Language: English

        • ISBN-10: 071122370X
        • ISBN-13: 978-0711223707
        • Product Dimensions: 25 x 24.8 x 1.8 cm


        'I wish you'd leave Wissett, and take Charleston,'
        Virginia Woolf wrote to Vanessa Bell in May 1916

        'A fabulous DIY story, with lashings of eminent Edwardians'
        Independent

        'Here is a view of the quintessential Bloomsbury house through the eyes of a child and grandchild of Clive and Vanessa Bell. It gives warm and intimate views of unorthodox lives ... the pictures are a glorious reminder of Charleston's enduring influence
        Times


        Set in the heart of the Sussex Downs, Charleston Farmhouse is the most important remaining example of Bloomsbury decorative style, created by the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. Quentin Bell, the younger son of Clive and Vanessa Bell, and his daughter Virginia Nicholson, tell the story of this unique house, linking it with some of the leading cultural figures who were invited there, including Vanessa's sister Virginia Woolf, the writer Lytton Strachey, the economist Maynard Keynes and the art critic Roger Fry.

        The house and garden are portrayed through Alen MacWeeney's atmospheric photographs; pictures from Vanessa Bell's family album convey the flavour of the household in its heyday.

        All profits from the sales of this book goes towards improving these pages.


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