Madonna clutching the Christchild in a landscape setting reflecting the South Downs.
Madonna and Child in a Landscape by David Jones, c. 19201921
© Trustees of the David Jones Estate
- Oil on canvas
- 61 x 61 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,925 ( Total: £5,850)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Gift from artist to Eric Gill's daughter Petra during their engagement; estate of the late Petra Tegetmeier.
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