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Villiers David, 1906-1985
Villiers David was a poet, painter, novelist, conversationalist, aviator and steeple-chaser. He collected sculpture from India and Europe, Picasso prints, Japanese woodcuts and drawings and paintings by Old Masters and contemporary artists. He travelled extensively in Europe and the Near and Far East. He owned drawings by Wilson including:
D79 Composition: Classical Buidings and an Obelisk
D370 Conway Castle
For further information, especially on David as an artist see Brinsley Ford's introduction to the catalogue of his exhibition, Villiers David at Home and Abroad, Bury Street Gallery London, July 1984.