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William Davenport

 (1868 - 1938)
William Slocum Davenport was active/lived in New York / France.  William Davenport is known for landscape, architecture.

Biography   William Davenport

The following information was submitted in March of 2006 by Lucille A. Barnes, a relative of the artist:

Born in Broome County, New York, he was the son of the Reverend and Mrs. William Samuel Davenport.  He attended Union Academy (Union Endicott High school) and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School in 1890.  Shortly after graduation, he went to Paris, France, and began practicing medicine. There he met James NcNeill Whistler, who became his friend and teacher and encouraged him as a painter.

Davenport continued studying art until 1914 while he attained  prominence and success as a dentist. During his career of 47 years as a dental surgeon, he was the friend of King Albert of Belgium an   ...  Displaying 750 of 1706 characters.

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