Artist biography

Fred Cecil JONES 1891–1956

Painter in watercolour, illustrator, etcher and art master. Born 15 November 1891 in Bradford, Yorkshire, son of an artist. Studied at Bradford College of Art 1905–16 and at Leeds College of Art (part-time) 1930–5. Exhibited at the R.A. from 1931, at the R.S.A., R.W.S. and other galleries. F.R.S.A. 1952. He and his wife were art teachers at Pudsey Technical and Grammar School near Leeds. Died at Pudsey 1 May 1956. Memorial exhibitions at Bradford 1956 and at Keighley, Yorkshire, 1957.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I