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Simon Bussy, 1870-1954

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1870
Place of Birth: Dole, Dura
Date of Death: 1954.05.22
Place of Death: London

Identity:

Simon Bussy was an art critic and artist, and the husband of Dorothea Strachey (later Lady Strachey).

Life:

After training in Paris, he moved to London in 1901. He worked as an art teacher and painter, mostly of portraits. He was well-respected as an art critic. He is mentioned in JW's correspondence in 1903.

Bibliography:

Obituary, Times, London, 1 June 1954, p. 8.