Self-Portrait // Roger Fry // oil on canvas // 1928
In 1900s London a group of artists and academics became known as the Boomsbury Group. Those affiliated with the group worked together on a variety of projects including those relating to art. Artist members included Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Roger Fry and abstract designs was a characteristic of their artistic style. The Courtauld Institute of Art held an exhibition of the Bloomsbury Group which allowed visitors to see the juxtaposition of individual artist’s pieces next to works from other members.
Rug // Duncan Grant // Probably made at the Royal Wilton Carpet Factory // hand-knotted wool, jute or hemp warp // 1913 or later
Spinet // Made by Arnold Dolmetsch, decorated by Roger Fry // oil on wood // 1918
Plate with Sailing Boat Design // Duncan Grant // earthenware, painted overglaze, ‘Ω” painted on base // 1913
Screen with Lily Pond Design // Duncan Grant // oil on wood // 1913-1914
Rug Design // Attributed to Vanessa Bell // gouache and pencil on paper // 1913-1914