(1891 - 1976)
Harold Christopher Davies was active/lived in California. Harold Davies is known for abstract expression, figure, genre.
Biography Harold Davies
Harold Christopher Davies was a painter with whom art came first and
commercialism last. Though he was a remarkably passionate and somewhat
prolific artist, he resisted gallery representation until the age of
eighty-four, just one year before his death.
Davies began his formal
art education at the age of fourteen, enrolling in the Corcoran Art
Institute in Washington, D.C. Later he continued his studies at the
San Francisco Institute of Art.
An abstract expressionist, his style was directly influenced by
Cezanne, Gorky and de Kooning. Being a man of intense dedication to his
art, he kept extensive notebooks and sketchbooks in which he developed
his own artistic and aesthetic philosophy
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