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Quentin Claudian Stephen Bell (19 August 1910 in London — 16 December 1996 in Sussex) was an English art historian and author.

Bell was the son of Clive Bell and Vanessa Bell (née Stephen), and the nephew of Virginia Woolf (née Stephen). He was educated in London and at the Quaker Leighton Park School.

Principally an artist, as a potter, he was drawn to academia. Bell's biography of his famous aunt, Virginia Woolf: A Biography, 2 vols (London: Hogarth Press, 1972), won not only the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, but also the Duff Cooper Prize and the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Award. He also wrote several books on the Bloomsbury Group and Charleston Farmhouse.

He later became a lecturer in Art History at the Department of Fine Art, King's College, University of Durham from 1952 to 1959, then professor at Leeds University. In 1964 he was appointed Slade professor of fine art at Oxford University and, in 1965, Ferens professor of fine art at Hull University. He was a professor of art history and theory at the University of Sussex from 1967 to 1975.

He was married to (Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham). They had three children: Julian Bell, an artist and muralist; Cressida Bell, a notable textile designer; and Virginia Bell, the writer of Among the Bohemians and Singled Out.

His older brother was the poet Julian Heward Bell who died in the Spanish Civil War in 1939, aged 29. The writer Angelica Garnett is his half-sister.

Quentin Bell is buried in the churchyard of St. Peter's Church, West Firle, East Sussex.
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Total Books: 61
The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
2013 - The Charleston Bulletin Supplements (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780712358910
ISBN-10: 0712358919
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Charleston A Bloomsbury House  Garden
2006 - Charleston a Bloomsbury House Garden (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780711223707
ISBN-10: 071122370X
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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Virginia Woolf
2004 - Virginia Woolf (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788497933612
ISBN-10: 8497933613
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Catálogo de libros en español
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Virginia Woolf / Virginia Woolf A Biography
2003 - Virginia Woolf / VIrginia Woolf a Biography [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788426413383
ISBN-10: 8426413382
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Charleston A Bloomsbury House and Garden
2001 - Charleston a Bloomsbury House and Garden (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780711211339
ISBN-10: 0711211337
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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Elders and Betters
1997 - Elders and Betters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780712673969
ISBN-10: 0712673962
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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Erinnerungen an Bloomsbury
1997 - Erinnerungen an Bloomsbury (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783100052094
ISBN-10: 3100052099
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Bloomsbury Recalled
1997 - Bloomsbury Recalled (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780231105651
ISBN-10: 0231105657
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Le Dossier Brandon
1993 - Le Dossier Brandon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782869306851
ISBN-10: 2869306857
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Win That Pitch How to Keep Clients and Secure New Business
1993 - Win That Pitch How to Keep Clients and Secure New Business (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749406929
ISBN-10: 0749406925
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The PR Business An Insider's Guide to Real-life Public Relations
1992 - The Pr Business an Insider's Guide to Real-life Public Relations (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749407698
ISBN-10: 0749407697
Genre: Business & Money
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On Human Finery
1992 - On Human Finery (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780749000943
ISBN-10: 0749000945
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Bad Art
1989 - Bad Art (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780226042039
ISBN-10: 0226042030
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Charleston Past and Present  The Official Guide to One of Bloomsbury's Cultural Treasures
Virginia Woolf A Biography
1987 - Virginia Woolf a Biography [Paladin Books] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780586086766
ISBN-10: 0586086765
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Brandon Papers
1986 - Brandon Papers (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156140454
ISBN-10: 0156140454
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Bloomsbury
1986 - Bloomsbury (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780297788263
ISBN-10: 0297788264
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Brandon Papers
1985 - The Brandon Papers (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780151137084
ISBN-10: 0151137080
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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New and Noble School Pre-Raphaelites
1982 - New and Noble School Pre-raphaelites (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780356085463
ISBN-10: 0356085465
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Virginia Woolf Eine Biographie
1982 - Virginia Woolf Eine Biographie (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783518372531
ISBN-10: 351837253X
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Ruskin
1978 - Ruskin (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780701204594
ISBN-10: 0701204591
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1974 - The Art Critic Art Historian [Stephen Lecture] (Paperback)
Form and Content [Ferens Fine Art Lect.] (Paperback)
Degas' Le VIol [Charlton Lecture] (Paperback)