Cecil Clark Davis
(1877 - 1955)
Cecil Clark Davis was active/lived in New York, California, Illinois, Massachusetts. Cecil Davis is known for portrait and figure painting.
Portrait artist Cecil Clark Davis was born in Chicago in 1877. Primarily self-taught, she painted from the age of sixteen. She studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for three months, and received helpful criticism from John Singer Sargent and other painter friends. She was the first wife of Richard Harding Davis (she received his engagement ring from Europe via messenger), and painted in various parts of the world when she accompanied him during his war involvements. Her summers were usually spent in Marion, Massachusetts, where she painted while her author husband sketched.
Her works were admired by the leading painters of her time. She was a member of the Chicago Society of Artists, the Arts Club of Chicago, the Colony Club, the ... Displaying 750 of 2622 characters.