Charleston Farmhouse, near Firle: a fireplace with painted decoration by Duncan Grant
|Architect/Designer||Bell, Vanessa (1879-1961)|
|Grant, Duncan (1885-1978)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC K 300879|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Interior decoration ; Artists' houses & studios ; Fireplaces ; Farmhouses|
NOTES: This farmhouse which probably dates from the 19th century or earlier, was adopted by Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant in 1916 as their country retreat. It became a hub for the Bloomsbury circle and together with other artists they decorated the walls, doors and furniture between 1916-1939.
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