Norman Prescott Davies was born in Islesworth, Middlesex, England in 1862. Davies studied at the Royal College of Art, Guilds Art School, and at Heatherley's. He then worked in London as a miniaturist, portrait and figure painter. He began to exhibit at age 18. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society and Royal Society of British Artists. His work has been reproduced into calendars and posters by the thousands.
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