June 2022 Art Quiz No. 22 – Bloomsbury Houses – Answer

Vanessa Bell, ‘Still life, with Window’ on display in the Friends’ Gallery (1915). Photo credit: Adrian Barlow

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Quiz Question:

Which of the following locations is closely associated with Vanessa Bell?

a) Charleston         b) Garsington             c) Grantchester          d) Rodmell










a) Charleston. This Sussex farmhouse was acquired by Vanessa Bell in 1916. Here she and Duncan Grant had their studios and together set about decorating the entire house.

Garsington was the home of Lady Ottoline Morrell; Grantchester was where Rupert Brooke lived in the Old Vicarage, and Rodmell (only five miles from Charleston) was the home of Virginia Woolf.