For now, De Vries is still keeping his day job, but he plans to devote more time to his art.
“George would never have been seen with the likes of Sheldon Adelson or Donald Trump,” De Vries told the Times.
Good with his hands and with a keen eye, De Vries retrained as a restorer of art and precious objects.
De Vries (də vrēs'), Hugo Marie. 1848-1935.
Dutch botanist who studied evolution by observing mutations rather than natural selection. He was an early proponent of the works of Gregor Mendel.