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Julian Bell

(1908-1937), Poet; son of Vanessa Bell and Clive Bell

Sitter in 8 portraits
Julian had an unusually close relationship with his mother, Vanessa Bell. She wished his upbringing to be as natural and un-dogmatic as possible; he grew to be an adventurous and reckless child. Vanessa repeatedly tried to discourage Julian from going to Spain and was devastated by his death.

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Julian Bell; Vanessa Bell, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136462

Julian Bell; Vanessa Bell

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1910
NPG x136462

Julian Bell, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136463

Julian Bell

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1923
NPG x136463

Julian Bell with 'Clinker' the dog, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136464

Julian Bell with 'Clinker' the dog

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, circa 1928
NPG x136464

Julian Bell, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136465

Julian Bell

by Unknown photographer
glossy bromide print, circa 1929
NPG x136465

Julian Bell, by Helen Morris (née Souter) - NPG x136467

Julian Bell

by Helen Morris (née Souter)
postcard print, April 1930
NPG x136467

Julian Bell, by Lettice Cautley Ramsey (née Baker) - NPG x136468

Julian Bell

by Lettice Cautley Ramsey (née Baker)
modern digital print, circa 1930
NPG x136468

Julian Bell, by Lettice Cautley Ramsey (née Baker) - NPG x136469

Julian Bell

by Lettice Cautley Ramsey (née Baker)
modern digital print, circa 1930
NPG x136469

Julian Bell, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136470

Julian Bell

by Unknown photographer
bromide print from original negative, circa 1930
NPG x136470

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