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Interior with a Housemaid (1939)

Vanessa Bell

oil on canvas

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead

Interior with a Housemaid (1939)





Oil, Canvas

Physical Object Description:

House maid cleaning a living room; painted in reddish colour variations. Signed by artist, bottom right. The painting on the right is Duncan Grant's Spanish Dancer (circa 1931), still at Charleston, Firle; the screen was designed by Duncan Grant for the Omega Workshops (1913) and the carpet to the left of the house maid is Duncan Grant's fish rug (c. 1924).


74 x 54 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1943

Ownership history:

Purchased from the Leicester Galleries by Ernest Marsh (1863-1945) for the Contemporary Art Society, 1940; presented to Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead, 1943


Interiors, Work

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