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David Jones

 (1895 - 1974)
David Jones was active/lived in England, United Kingdom.  David Jones is known for watercolor painting, drawing, calligraphy, engraving, poetry.

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David Jones


The following article is from The New York Times, Arts Section

Reviving the Art of David Jones
By Roderick Conway Morris, Feb 9, 2016


CHICHESTER, England — The British artist, poet and critic David Jones was something of a prodigy. In 1909, at age 14, he won a place at Camberwell College of Arts and Crafts in London, where his first teacher held his work up as an example to older students, saying: “Look at that, you see, Jones leaves everything out except the magic.”

His art, especially his watercolors, continued to win him acclaim as he grew older. In 1936, the critic Kenneth Clark, then the director of the National Gallery in London, wrote that he was “in many ways the most gifted of all the young Briti  ...  Displaying 750 of 7127 characters.



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About  David Jones

Born:  1895 - London, England
Died:   1974
Known for:  watercolor painting, drawing, calligraphy, engraving, poetry