The Bloomsbury Group by Frances Spalding
Part of the "Character Sketches" series, this title looks at the Bloomsbury Group. The series features compact guides devoted to literary, artistic and historic personalities, circles and themes. They contain portraits in a variety of media, all selected from the National Portrait Gallery's diverse collection. The illustrations are accompanied by substantial and relevant quotations from the works of the people featured, as well as contemporary descriptions and anecdotes from unpublished as well as published source. The books should be of interest to general readers and students alike. Frances Spalding is the author of "Roger Fry: Art and Life", "Vanessa Bell", "Dance Till the Stars Come Down: A Biography of John Minton" and "Duncan Grant".