Clive Bell

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Standard Name: Bell, Clive

Connections

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Education Roger Fry
At Cambridge, Fry became friends with Thoby Stephen , Clive Bell , and Leonard Woolf ; he later joined them and others as an original member of the Bloomsbury Group .
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
VW 's sister, Vanessa , married art critic Clive Bell at St Pancras Registry Office in London. Lyndall Gordon maintains that Clive had a positive impact on Virginia's career, urging her to turn her...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Virginia and Vanessa (1879-1961, the eldest of Leslie and Julia Stephen's children), were close to one another throughout their lives. In A Sketch of the Past, VW recalls that after the death of their...
Family and Intimate relationships Virginia Woolf
Leonard Woolf was a close Cambridge friend of Virginia's brother Thoby Stephen and a member of the Apostles . A Jew, with family roots in London and Amsterdam, he grew up in London, first...
Family and Intimate relationships Vita Sackville-West
The two women had met on 14 December 1922, through Clive Bell , and Vita had first stayed at Rodmell in September 1924. A mutual fascination, both personal and literary, gradually overcame a certain suspicion...
Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
ES had many friendships, and there were few notables in the artistic world whom she did not meet. Her friendships were quite volatile, with frequent quarrels, sometimes caused by the practical jokes and the heightened...
Friends, Associates Gertrude Stein
It was John Lane and Roger Fry who introduced them to the Bloomsbury circle. The trip did not result in a publishing contract, as GS had hoped, but it did advance her reputation. The next...
Friends, Associates Julia Strachey
Friends and neighbours here included James and Alix Strachey , Clive Bell , and Virginia and Leonard Woolf .
Strachey, Julia, and Frances Partridge. Julia: A Portrait of Julia Strachey. Little, Brown, 1983.
105
Frances Partridge writes that JS was generally judged by them to be a lively and...
Friends, Associates Stella Benson
SB met Lord David Cecil at a dinner with Virginia and Leonard Woolf , after which they all went on to Clive and Vanessa Bell 's house.
Grant, Joy. Stella Benson: A Biography. Macmillan, 1987.
254, 255
Friends, Associates Iris Tree
IT became acquainted with members of Bloomsbury around the time she attended the Slade School of Art . Vanessa Bell , Duncan Grant , and Roger Fry all painted portraits of her, and she wore...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Brett
Whilst at Garsington, Brett also developed close friendships with Aldous Huxley and his future wife Maria Nys (she was said to have provided the basis for Jenny Mullion in Huxley's first novel, Crome Yellow...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Wellesley
In Rome during the First World War, DW became a friend of two scholars, Geoffrey Scott , and Gerald Tyrwhitt, later Lord Berners .
Wellesley, Dorothy. Far Have I Travelled. James Barrie, 1952.
133
In the years after the war she formed her important...
Friends, Associates Dorothy Bussy
La Souco was visited regularly by all of their Bloomsbury Group friends, among them Lytton and the other Strachey siblings, the Vanessa and Clive Bell , Virginia and Leonard Woolf , John Maynard Keynes and...
Friends, Associates Virginia Woolf
VW , dining at Clive Bell 's, met Vita Sackville-West (and her husband Harold Nicolson ) for the first time.
Bishop, Edward. A Virginia Woolf Chronology. Macmillan, 1989.
73
Friends, Associates Mary Agnes Hamilton
One of Lee's beliefs, pronounced that evening, was: Patriotism . . . is the power to be ashamed of your country.
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape, 1944.
74
MAH credits Lady Ottoline with holding the pacifist movement together; many meetings took...

Timeline

April 1893
The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of the Fine and Applied Arts was founded this month by Charles Holme and first edited by Cleeson White .
After 18 February 1914
Leonard Woolf published his second novel, The Wise Virgins (which he had begun to write on his honeymoon). Quite different in genre from his first, it is a roman à clef reputedly presenting harsh caricatures...
From early summer 1915
Garsington Manor, near Oxford, the home of Lady Ottoline and Philip Morrell , became a centre for many pacifists, conscientious objectors, and non-pacifist critics of the war.