Francis Coates Jones
(1857 - 1932)
Francis Coates Jones was active/lived in California, Maryland, New York, Massachusetts / France. Francis Jones is known for floral, figure and mural painting.
Biography Francis Coates Jones
A painter of florals, figures and genre subjects, Francis Coates Jones was a noted easel and mural painter. Family wealth provided for basic needs during his lifetime, although he also made money from his artwork including illustrations for Scribner's and Century magazines.
Francis Jones was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1857, and was the younger brother of Hugh Bolton Jones, who also became a well-known painter and with whom he did some collaborative artwork.
Francis attended a Quaker school in Baltimore, and when he was age nineteen, he and his brother went to London where they visited Edwin Austin Abbey. From there they spent a year in France at Pont Aven, and in the autumn of 1877, went to Paris, where
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