(1868 - 1920)
Cornelia Stuart Cassady Davis was active/lived in Ohio. Cornelia Davis is known for Indian ceremonial and portrait painting.
Biography Cornelia Davis
Born in Cleves, Ohio, Cornelia Cassidy Davis became a painter of Indian portraits of great ethnological values.
began her career as a portrait painter of prominent easterners, having
studied four years at the Cincinnati Art Academy as a pupil of Frank
Duveneck. She later returned to the school as an Instructor from 1891
to 1897. That year she married Edward C. Davis, and for their
honeymoon, they traveled to the Southwest, staying in remote areas on
Indian reservations in New Mexico and Arizona.
For some time,
the Davises were guests of Lorenzo Hubble and his wife, Lina, who were
known for their hospitality at the Hubbell Trading Post to artists
passing through Northern Arizona. As a thank you to Lina Hubb
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