JA (Jane Anthony) Davis
(1821 - 1855)
J.A. (Jane Anthony) Davis was active/lived in Connecticut, Rhode Island. JA Davis is known for naive portrait painting.
Biography J.A. (Jane Anthony) Davis
Born in Rhode Island and living there in Providence and Warwick and
Norwich, Connecticut, Jane Anthony, married to Edwin Anthony, used her
initials, which was a common practice for women artists of that
era. She was a prolific portrait painter, completing more than 75
works. Among her paintings were miniatures and watercolors.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art