Dan Burne Jones Pen and Ink Bookplate Drawing of Christ, 1953
Dan Burne Jones (American, 1908 – 1995)
Untitled bookplate drawing depicting Christ, 1953
Pen and ink on card
Signed to lower left
American artist Daniel Burne Jones was born in 1908. He spent his adult life living in Chicago with his wife Lucille Jacquie Jones and their son. Burne Jones was a close friend of many artists including Rockwell Kent and Lynd Ward. Kent appointed Burne Jones as his bibliographer, and following his passing Burne Jones published The Prints of Rockwell Kent: A Catalogue Raisonné, the first of its kind in 1975. Alongside collecting other artists’ prints, Burne Jones produced his own such as lithographs and wood engravings. He also published books including The Least of These: Mickey, Beloved Itinerant and an Eerie Incident- a True Tale of Innocence.
- toning, discolorations, and minor handling wear throughout.