Roger Fry

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Birthday
14, 1866
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 9, 1934 (67)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1866
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 9, 1934 (67)

About

English painter associated with the Bloomsbury Group and Post-Impressionism and known for works such as "River with Poplars" from 1912.

Before Fame

He was born into an affluent Quaker family and studied at King's College, Cambridge. He belonged to the Cambridge Apostles while there.

Trivia

He had a career as an art critic and helped to establish The Burlington Magazine, a British art history publication.

Family Life

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.

Associated With

His biography was written by Virginia Woolf.