Angelica Garnett(1918-2012), Writer and artist; wife of David Garnett; daughter of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant
Angelica Vanessa Garnett (née Bell)
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Angelica Garnett's parents were the painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, her mother's lover. Clive Bell, her mother's husband, allowed Angelica to bear his name and regard him as her father. Garnett was told about her true parentage at nineteen. She became an actress and artist, collaborating with Bell and Grant on the murals for Berwick Church. To her parents' horror, she married David Garnett, her father's former lover, in 1942, but they later separated. Her memoir, Deceived with Kindness, focuses on her relationship with her biological parents and was awarded the J.R. Ackerley Prize for Autobiography in 1985.
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