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Bowie/Collector – Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction

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David Jones
1895 - 1974
CRUCIFIXION
pencil and watercolour
23.5 by 16.5cm.; 9¼ by 6½in.
Executed circa 1922.
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Provenance

The Artist's family
Sale, Sotheby's London, 10th May 1989, lot 96
Sale, Christie's London, 23rd March 1995, lot 170, where acquired by David Bowie

Catalogue Note

‘What concerns [David Jones] is the universal thing showing through the particular thing, and as a painter it is this showing through that he endeavors to capture.’

(Eric Gill, Eric Gill: Last Essays, Jonathan Cape, London, 1942, p.151-2)

Bowie/Collector – Part II: Modern and Contemporary Art, Day Auction

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London