Quentin Bell (1910–1996) Reading

Vanessa Bell (Kensington 1879 – Firle 1961)
National Trust Inventory Number 768424

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1936 - 1938
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 585 x 435 x 60 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Monk's House, Rodmell, East Sussex (Accredited Museum)
On show at Monk's House, Rodmell, East Sussex, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Quentin Bell (1910–1996) Reading by Vanessa Bell (Kensington 1879 – Firle 1961), circa 1936-1938. A full-length portrait of a young man, standing, leaning against a bookcase and reading. Bookcases behind him and on the left.

Credit line

Monk’s House, Rodmell, The Virginia & Leonard Woolf Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

Vanessa Bell (Kensington 1879 – Firle 1961), artist

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Materials Canvas (6763)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (8381)
Collection Monk's House, Rodmell, East Sussex (Accredited Museum) (516)
Periods 20th century (86929)
Maker Vanessa Bell (Kensington 1879 – Firle 1961) (36)
Subjects Quentin Claudian Stephen Bell (1910–1996) (2)
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Object Type Oil painting (9717)

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