(1880 - 1957)
Edith Fairfax Davenport was active/lived in Florida, Kansas, Missouri. Edith Davenport is known for portrait, mural, teacher.
Biography Edith Davenport
The following is from Peter Kostoulakos, ISA ˜ Fine Art Consultant,www.pkart.com
Edith Fairfax Davenport —painter, etcher, teacher, and lecturer — was born in Kansas City, MO on July 13, 1880 and died on November 1, 1957 while residing in Winter Park, FL. She was a relative of James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and the painter of an exact copy of Whistler's "Arrangement in Grey and Black: The Artist's Mother", 1871.
According to "After Whistler, The Artist and His Influence on American Painting" by Linda Merrill, Davenport was Whistler's first cousin once removed: her grandmother, Isabella McNeill, was Whistler's mother's sister. Painted in England, Whistler's original 57" x 65"
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