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Duncan Grant's studio at Charleston, Sussex. Vanessa Grant had an attic studio in the same farmhouse, but they most often painted here together.

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Charleston Farmhouse (Lewes, East Sussex) -  country home of the Bloomsbury group; an example of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant's decorative style

Inside Charleston House, home to the Bloomsbury Group artists; Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. In 1916 the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant moved to Sussex

The fireplace in Duncan Grant's studio at Charleston, decorated by Duncan Grant

identical eye: Where the Bloomsbury Group/Set Chilled. they certainly were forerunners of hippie chic!

Charleston Farmhouse (Lewes, East Sussex) -  country home of the Bloomsbury group; an example of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant's decorative style

Doing the Charleston: The country hideaway where the Bloomsbury Set loved in triangles

Charleston Farmhouse (Lewes, East Sussex) - country home of the Bloomsbury group; an example of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant's decorative style

Charleston Farm, East Sussex, UK, former home of Duncan Grant (who painted the nude in the photo) and Clive and Vanessa Bell (Virginia Woolf’s sister), members of the Bloomsbury Group.

Charleston Farm, East Sussex, UK, former home of Duncan Grant (who painted the nude in the photo) and Clive and Vanessa Bell (Virginia Woolf’s sister), members of the Bloomsbury Group.

Charleston House Charleston studio mantelpiece detail including an portrait of a young Vanessa Bell by George Beresford. © Charleston Trust Photograph by Axel Hesslenberg

Charleston House Charleston studio mantelpiece detail including an portrait of a young Vanessa Bell by George Beresford. © Charleston Trust Photograph by Axel Hesslenberg

Detail of Charleston farmhouse in Sussex, UK. Home to the artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant of the Bloomsbury Group

Charleston Farmhouse * Sussex * UK * Home to the Artists Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant of the Bloomsbury Group

🌞 This Ivy House 🌔

Charleston studio detail showing artist's materials and a sofa that was formerly in older artist Walter Sickert's London studio. © Charleston Trust Photograph by Axel Hesslenberg

Lady at an Easel, Duncan Grant (1885–1978), Oxford Brookes University

Lady at an Easel. Duncan Grant (Scottish, Oil on canvas. This painting shows the artist’s daughter Angelica Bell (later Garnett) painting in her father’s studio at Charleston, Sussex.

Garden Path in Spring - Duncan Grant 1944 Scottish painter 1885-1978

Garden Path in Spring - Duncan Grant 1944 Scottish painter 1885-1978

The garden room at Charleston, retreat of the Bloomsbury Group

Ref: Charleston, Sussex.Home of artists Vanessa and Clive Bell and Duncan Grant from 1916

The fireplace in Clive Bell's study at Charleston, with mantelpiece decoration by Vanessa Bell

"Charleston Farmhouse, where the Bloomsbury group created together. This wonderful house in England really showed me my love for all things patterned." via Ann Ann Redfern