English painter associated with the Bloomsbury Group and Post-Impressionism and known for works such as "River with Poplars" from 1912.
He was born into an affluent Quaker family and studied at King's College, Cambridge. He belonged to the Cambridge Apostles while there.
He had a career as an art critic and helped to establish The Burlington Magazine, a British art history publication.
He married and had two children with artist Helen Coombe. Coombe entered a mental institution in 1910 and Fry raised his children with the help of his sister Joan.
His biography was written by Virginia Woolf.