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Barbara Jones (1912-1978)

Painter, designer, illustrator and author, born in Croydon, Surrey, she first studied art at her local art school under Isabel Wrightson, 1931-1933, before gaining a scholarship to RCA, 1933-1936, where she studied under Ravilious, Bawden and Charles Mahoney, in the mural painting school. She was a distinctive landscape painter and one of the strongest contributors to the World War II Pilgrim Trust Recording Britain project. She wrote and illustrated books on design history, on subjects including Grottoes and Follies, The Isle of Wight, and The Unsophisticated Arts. She also designed murals - for the Commonwealth Institute, London, and Cheshire County Police Headquarters - and was a member of the Society of Mural Painters. She was responsible for the Whitechapel Gallery exhibition Black Eyes and Lemonade in 1951. In the same year she was heavily involved in the Festival of Britain, designing murals and mosaic, and produced her seminal b

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Rowers - Study for Man at Work, c. 1961
Barbara Jones
Rowers - Study for Man at Work, c. 1961  For sale
£330
 A Pile of captured German guns
Barbara Jones
A Pile of captured German guns  For sale
£1050
Man at Work - a century of technical...
Barbara Jones
Man at Work - a century of technical...  For sale 
Out in the Hall, 1960
Barbara Jones
Out in the Hall, 1960  For sale 
The Resort, 1950
Barbara Jones
The Resort, 1950  For sale 
Marconi Transmitting the First Radio...
Barbara Jones
Marconi Transmitting the First Radio...  For sale 
The Wind Tunnel - Royal Aircraft...
Barbara Jones
The Wind Tunnel - Royal Aircraft...  Privately held 
Black Eyes and Lemonade
Barbara Jones
Black Eyes and Lemonade  Sold 
Louis Bleriot flying the English...
Barbara Jones
Louis Bleriot flying the English...  Sold 
Launching of the Holland Submarine...
Barbara Jones
Launching of the Holland Submarine...  Sold 
Royal Mail Mural Design, circa 1961
Barbara Jones
Royal Mail Mural Design, circa 1961  Sold 
Royal Mail Mural Design, 1961
Barbara Jones
Royal Mail Mural Design, 1961  Sold 
Shelf and Mirror: sketch for m
Barbara Jones
Shelf and Mirror: sketch for m  Sold