WorldCat Identities

Bell, Vanessa 1879-1961

Overview
Works: 418 works in 638 publications in 3 languages and 14,299 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Domestic fiction  Records and correspondence  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  History  Portraits  Catalogs  Patterns 
Roles: Illustrator, Dedicatee, Actor, Photographer
Classifications: PR6045.O72, 823.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vanessa Bell
Hyde Park Gate News : the Stephen family newspaper by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ingeniously mimicking the style of the leading newspapers of their day, the Stephen children--"Virginia, Vanessa, and Thoby--"present a charming and candid portrayal of the day-to-day events at the family home in London and at their holiday home in St Ives. Gossipy, playful, and at times irreverent, they record the comings and goings of a host of figures while also proffering their own fictional, poetic, and artistic creations. Virginia Woolf (1882-"1941) is one of the most important figures of the Modernist Movement; her sister Vanessa Bell (1879-"1961) was a painter and a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group
Kew Gardens by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
20 editions published between 1919 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Monday or Tuesday and other short stories by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Notes on Virginia's childhood : a memoir by Vanessa Bell ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El arte de tirar el tarot by Vanessa Bell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The art of Bloomsbury : Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant by Richard Shone ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The word Bloomsbury most often summons the novels of Virginia Woolf and E.M. Forster or images of artists and intellectuals debating the hot parlor topics of 1910s and 1920s London: literary aesthetics, agnosticism, defining truth and goodness, and the ideas of Bertrand Russell, A.N. Whitehead, and G.E. Moore. But the Bloomsbury Group also played a prominent role in the development of modernist painting in Britain. The work of artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, and their colleagues was often audacious and experimental, and proved to be one of the key influences on twentieth-century British art and design. This catalogue, published to accompany a major international exhibition of the Bloomsbury painters originating at the Tate Gallery in London and traveling to the Yale Center for British Art and the Huntington Art Gallery, provides a new look at the visual side of a movement that is more generally known for its literary production. It traces the artists' development over several decades and assesses their contribution to modernism. Catalogue entries on two hundred works, all illustrated in color, bring out the chief characteristics of Bloomsbury painting--domestic, contemplative, sensuous, and essentially pacific. These are seen in landscapes, portraits, and still lifes set in London, Sussex, and the South of France, as well as in the abstract painting and applied art that placed these artists at the forefront of the avant-garde before the First World War. Portraits of family and friends--from Virginia Woolf and Maynard Keynes to Aldous Huxley and Edith Sitwell--highlight the cultural and social setting of the group. Essays by leading scholars provide further insights into the works and the changing critical reaction to them, exploring friendships and relationships both within and outside of Bloomsbury, as well as the movement's wider social, economic, and political background
Letters of Vanessa Bell by Vanessa Bell ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Omega cuts : woodcuts and linocuts by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press by Jeremy Greenwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bloomsbury needlepoint : with charts of designs by Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell & Roger Fry by Melinda Coss ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vanessa Bell, 1879-1961 : a retrospective exhibition, April 18-May 24, 1980, in association with Anthony d'Offay, ltd. by Vanessa Bell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le journal de Hyde Park Gate by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ce journal datant de 1891, 1892 et 1895, trouvé au département des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale de Londres, se présente comme la chronique de la vie d'une famille, celle des Stephen, nom de jeune fille de Virginia Woolf. Celle-ci, jusqu'à l'âge de 14 ans, sa soeur et son frère, y racontent dans un style élaboré et avec humour leur quotidien sur fond de bourgeoisie victorienne
Flush une biographie by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographie imaginaire et parodique de la vie d'un chien, Flush : sa jeunesse à la campagne avec Mary Russel Mitford ; son adoption en 1842 par Elizabeth Barrett, atteinte d'une maladie mystérieuse qui l'oblige à rester alitée et prisonnière d'un père tyrannique ; sa découverte de Londres où il est victime d'un enlèvement ; enfin sa vie paisible en Italie avec Elizabeth qui a recouvré la santé
Duncan Grant & Vanessa Bell : design and decoration, 1910-1960 : Wednesday 23 October to Friday 22 November 1991 by Duncan Grant ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Omega cuts by Jeremy Greenwood ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flush : a biography by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Elizabeth Barret Browning's cocker spaniel, Flush
Bloomsbury ceramics by Abigail Willis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The years by Virginia Woolf ( Book )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
English upper middle-class life among three inter-related families
The selected letters of Vanessa Bell by Vanessa Bell ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original woodcuts by various artists by Omega Workshops ( Book )
1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London Group : retrospective exhibition, MCMXXVIII by London Group ( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bell, Vanessa S. 1879-1961
Bell, Vanessa Stephen
Bell, Vanessa Stephen, 1879-1961
Stephen, Miss Vanessa
Stephen, Vanessa
Stephen, Vanessa, 1879-1961
Stephen, Vanessa 1879-1961 Frueherer Name
Vanessa Bell
Languages
English (173)
Spanish (6)
French (3)
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