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Simon Bussy (1870-1954), Artist; husband of Dorothy Strachey

Sitter in 23 portraits
Artist of 3 portraits
Simon Bussy was a French painter of portraits, landscapes and animals. He won a local scholarship to study art and subsequently studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where he studied under E. Delaunay, then under Gustave Moreau; his fellow-pupils Matisse and Rouault became his lifelong friends. Bussy married Dorothea Strachey in 1903 and afterwards lived in the South of France, spending the summers in England and Scotland. He made portraits of members of the Bloomsbury circle, Paul Valery, Andre Gide and others, but eventually turned almost entirely to landscapes.

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Simon Bussy; André Gide

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, August 1920
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Simon Bussy; André Gide

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, August 1920
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Dorothy Bussy (née Strachey); Simon Bussy; André Gide

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, August 1920
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Unknown woman; Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Simon Bussy; Dorothy Bussy (née Strachey)

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Unknown woman; Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1920
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Lady Ottoline Morrell with friends

possibly by Philip Edward Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
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Lady Ottoline Morrell with friends

possibly by Philip Edward Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
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Jean Marchand; Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
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Simon Bussy; Vanessa Bell (née Stephen); Duncan Grant

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1922
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Simon Bussy

by Rachel Pearsall Conn ('Ray') Strachey (née Costelloe)
film negative, 1923
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Simon Bussy

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1935
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Simon Bussy; Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1935
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Simon Bussy; Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, late 1935
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