Arthur Bowen Davies
(1862 - 1928)
Arthur Bowen Davies was active/lived in New York, California / Italy. Arthur Davies is known for painting-landscape-ethereal female figures.
Biography Arthur Bowen Davies
Born in Utica, New York, Arthur Davies gained a reputation for ethereal
figure paintings, ones that expressed lightness and mysticism. He
was also a principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show that
revolutionized American art by introducing modernism to the viewing
He attended the Chicago Academy of Design and from 1879
to 1882, traveled in the West, to Colorado and Mexico City where he
worked as a drafting civil engineer. He briefly attended the
Chicago Art Institute, and in 1885 moved to New York City where he
studied at the Art Students League and Gotham Art Students
League. He supported himself as a billboard painter, engineering
draftsman, and magazine illustrator.
In 1893, he made the
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