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Joseph Downing

 (1925 - 2007)
Joseph Dudley Downing was active/lived in Kentucky, Illinois / France.  Joseph Downing is known for abstract, non-objective painting, sculpture, design.

Joseph Downing

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Horse Cave, Kentucky native and internationally renowned artist Joseph Dudley Downing died Dec. 29, 2007, at the age of 82.  Downing passed away in the village of Menerbes in the Provence region of France, a place where he kept a home for over 40 years.

Born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky on Nov. 15, 1925, Joe Downing was one of eight children born to Aldridge Clifton and Katie Burton Goodman Downing.  He grew up in Horse Cave, where he attended elementary and high school, graduating in 1943 as valedictorian of his class.  Downing spent his youth observing and exploring the caves and landscape around him, unknowingly laying the groundwork for his amazingly creative works of a  ...  Displaying 750 of 7341 characters.

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About  Joseph Downing

Born:  1925 - Tomkinsville, Kentucky
Died:   2007 - Menerbes, France
Known for:  abstract, non-objective painting, sculpture, design