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Jones, Adrian

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1938 AD
Nationality: British
Categories: Captain, Military Officer, Sculptor

1845 – He was born in Ludlow. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, hence his excellent depiction and understanding of the animal form. He was a painter and sculptor primarily of horses.

1866 – Studied at the Royal Veterinary College, qualifying as a veterinary surgeon.

1867 – Enrolling in the Army as a veterinary officer in the Royal Horse Artillery the following year.

1890 – Achieved the rank of captain and retired.

1891 – Set himself up in Chelsea as an artist. He had no formal art training, but prospered with commissions for horse portraits.

         – He was active in London where he exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy and Grosvenor Gallery.