DANTON F. ADAMS F.I.A.L (1904 – 1990)
Charcoal, watercolour and gouache
18” x 11 7/8 (458mm x 302mm).
Danton Adams was an abstract and portrait painter, lecturer and author of the textbook “Musical Colour”. He was born in Eastbourne and studied art at Putney School of Art and Chelsea School of Art. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Paris Salon, the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Watercolour Society, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, the Royal Society of British Artists, United Artists’ Society and the Imperial War Museum. His portrait of “Vice Admiral Sir Arthur Dowding is in the Imperial War Museum. He was President and Founder of the Wimbledon Art Group and Fellow of the International Institute of Arts and Letters. He lived at New Maldon in Surrey.