Roger Fry: A Biography, Virginia Woolf

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Roger Fry: A Biography, Virginia Woolf, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1976. Card covers. 303pp. with index and black and white photographs. In fine condition without marks, folds etc. First published in 1940 by The Hogarth Press, this is the last book Virginia Woolf saw into print before her death. This was Woolf’s first true attempt at biography, and was written at the request of the Fry family. Roger Eliot Fry (1886-1934) was an English painter, art scholar, curator, and professor of art. Establishing his reputation as a scholar of the Old Masters, he became an advocate of more recent developments in French painting, to which he gave the name Post-Impressionism. Roger Fry was also a primary member of the Bloomsbury group 3807 $16