Born in Havana, Cuba on Nov. 8, 1906. Davis was educated at Harvard University, and studied painting with Charles Hawthorne and in Paris. He was a resident of Salisbury, CT in 1940 and then moved to Santa Barbara, CA where he was active into the 1950s. He died in Nashville, TN on Oct. 20, 1989. Exh: Berkshire (MA) Museum, 1938 (prize); NAD, 1938; Park Avenue Gallery (NYC), 1940.
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