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

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 West Firle, LEWES East Sussex BN8 6LL 01323 811 626 www.charleston.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £11)

Opening times for the House:

Wednesdays – Saturdays: Guided Tours
March – June : 11:30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)
July and August : 11:30am – 5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)
September and October : 11:30am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)

Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: Self-Guided Entry
March – October : 12pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm)