Madonna and Child in a Landscape by David Jones

Madonna clutching the Christchild in a landscape setting reflecting the South Downs.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
61 x 61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,925 ( Total: £5,850)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Wolseley Fine Arts Limited

The Madonna portrays an energy, almost an anxiety, of an early tussle between tradition and modernity, between faith and fact. Jones lived in Ditchling in the craft community founded by Eric Gill.

Provenance

Gift from artist to Eric Gill's daughter Petra during their engagement; estate of the late Petra Tegetmeier.

Venue details

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane, DITCHLING East Sussex BN6 8SP 01273 844 744 www.ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk

Entry details

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