Bell, Quentin Claudian Stephen, 1910 - 1996 (author, artist and art historian)
Dates and places
1910-1996 Bloomsbury; Charleston, Sussex; Leighton Park School
Sphere of activity
Writer, artist and art historian. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Art Education, Newcastle University (1952-62); Professor of Fine Art, Leeds University (1962-7); Professor of History and Theory of Fine Art, Sussex University (1967-75).
Youngest son of Clive and Vanessa Bell, nephew of Virginia Woolf. Husband of Anne Olivier Bell (nee Popham)
Publications include 'On Human Finery' (1947), 'Bloomsbury' (1968), Virginia Woolf (1972) and 'The Brandon Papers' (1985). First chairman of the Charleston Trust.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
53 autograph letters, signed, 2 autograph postcards, signed, and 5 typed letters, signed, from Julian Bell and 58 autograph letters, signed, 16 autograph postcards, signed, and 10 typed letters, signed, to Julian Bell. Quentin Bell's letters contain ink and watercolour sketches.
The former reference for correspondence from Julian Bell is JHB/2, while the former reference for correspondence to Julian Bell is JHB/3.
2 autograph letters, signed, and 1 Christmas card.
1 typed letter to Julian Bell's bankers.