Bell, Clive

Bell, Clive, 1881–1964, English critic of art and literature. He was a member of the Bloomsbury group . His works include Art (1914), Since Cézanne (1922), Landmarks in Nineteenth-Century Painting (1927), and Proust (1929). His wife, Vanessa (Stephen) Bell, 1879–1961, was a painter and the sister of Virginia Woolf .

See C. Bell's Old Friends (1956) biography of Vanessa Bell by F. Spalding (1983) R. Marler, ed., Selected Letters of Vanessa Bell (1993).

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