Allan Dudley Jones Jrn.
Born : 1915 - Hampton, Virginia
Died : May 23, 1989 - Virginia
Married : Jean Craig
Children : Bronwyn & Dylan
ALLAN JONES DIED JUST BEFORE FINISHING THIS PAINTING, HIS WIFE
JEAN CRAIG HELPED TO COMPLETE IT BY ADDING COLOUR TO THE FLOWERS.
Allan Dudley Jones was born in 1915 in Hampton, Virginia, and educated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. He taught art at William and Mary College, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the University of Virginia, and elsewhere. He has painted several mural decorations in public buildings, and his Diorama of the Monitor and the Merrimac hangs in the Mariners' Museum of Newport News, Virginia. His works are also owned by the Virginia Museum of the Fine Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Chrysler Museum of Norfolk, Virginia, the High Museum of Atlanta, Georgia, and other institutions.