John Dunkley

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John Dunkley was (born in Savanna-la-Mar at 10 December 1891 and died in Kingston, Jamaica at 17 February 1947) a Jamaican painter and sculptor. Of the same generation as David Pottinger and Albert Huie, his work is generally darker in tone, and has been described as sharing characteristics with Wifredo Lam's paintings. He was essentially self-taught as a painter and was primarily influenced by art deco.


  • Biography at
  • Veerle Poupeye. Caribbean Art. London; Thames and Hudson; 1998.