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James Benjamin Davy

 (1913 - 1988)
James Benjamin Davy was active/lived in California.  James Davy is known for Etcher, sculptor, painter.

Biography   James Benjamin Davy

Born in San Francisco, CA on Feb. 25, 1913. Davy studied art locally at the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design and was active in the local art scene from the mid-1930s. His work includes lino prints, watercolors, etchings, pen-and-ink drawings, and small wood figures. A lifelong resident of his native city, he died on Dec. 21, 1988. Exh: GGIE, 1939; San Francisco Art Association, 1941, 1942, 1945; Oakland Art Gallery, 1943, 1944; Library of Congress, 1943.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Who's Who in American Art 1947-62.

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