Artist in pastel, watercolour, oil and black-and-white, born in Ilford Essex. Jobson was the fourth generation of painters in his family, and he studied with his father, Frank Mears Jobson, 1924–30, with Alfred Hayes in 1930–8, and with Frank Brangwyn at intervals, 1934–50. Jobson was a noted marine artist, a founder-member of RSMA, being a member until 1954. He was also a founder-member and president of Wapping Group of Artists and a member and president of Langham Sketch Club. He was a prolific book illustrator from 1947–59, notably of titles by Peter Dawlish and Frank Knight, and completed many pub signs from 1947. Jobson showed with RBA, RI, PS and SGA and had solo shows in Hitchin and Croydon from 1974. National Gallery in Adelaide, Australia, holds his work.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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