Lady Prudence Pelham by David Jones

Jones became involved with Prudence Pelham, the daughter of the sixth Earl of Chichester, whilst staying with Eric Gill in 1929/30.


Watercolour & pencil on paper
59 x 46 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £9,000)
Acquired in:
Anthony d'Offay Gallery

Prudence married another man and Jones suffered a nervous breakdown in 1932. This is a rare portrait by the artist and suggests the spiritual aspects of the subject as well as offering a physical likeness.


Anthony D'Offay.

Venue details

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Bethesda Street, Hanley, STOKE-ON-TRENT Staffordshire ST1 3DW 01782 232 323

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