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Bell, Arthur Clive Heward, 1881 - 1964 (art critic)


Dates and places

1881-1964 Marlborough School; Trinity College, Cambridge (1899-1902); Bloomsbury; Charleston, Sussex

Sphere of activity

Art critic


Younger son of William Bell, wife of Vanessa Bell (nee Stephen), father of Quentin and Julian Bell. Good friend of Roger Fry.

Other information

Publications include: 'Since Cezanne' (1923), 'Landmarks in Ninettenth Century Painting (1927), 'An Account of French Painting' (1931), 'Victor Pasmore' (1945).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Charleston Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA
Scope and Contents The collection of Charleston papers contains mainly the correspondence of Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant which had accumulated at their home, Charleston Farm House. In 1965 the papers were sorted by Professor Quentin Bell and were deposited in King's College Library by Professor Bell and Mrs Angelica Garnett. Two sets of photocopies of some of the papers were made by the College at the time of deposit, one set to be kept by the College and the other set by Professor Bell. The set...
Dates: 1869 - 1964