Charleston Farmhouse by Vanessa Bell

At first a refuge from wartime London, Charleston later became Bell's permanent home and its garden and surrounding countryside became important subjects for her work.

Details

Category:
Topographical
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 24 x 20 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £21,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Anonymous

It is the only known painting by Vanessa Bell of the house.

Provenance

Given by artist to Julian Bell.

Venue details

Charleston near Firle, LEWES East Sussex BN8 6LL 01323 811 265 www.charleston.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £11)

1 Mar – Sun 29 Oct

House and Garden
Wed – Sat, 12pm ​– 5pm, last entry 4pm (Jul - Aug, 11.30am - 5.30pm, last entry 4.30pm)
Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 12pm ​– 5.00pm, last entry 4.00pm
 
Shop, Café and Garden open a hour before the House 

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