JA (Jane Anthony) Davis
(1821 - 1855)
J.A. (Jane Anthony) Davis was active/lived in Connecticut, Rhode Island. JA Davis is known for naive portrait painting.
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Born in Rhode Island and living there in Providence and Warwick and
Norwich, Connecticut, Jane Anthony, married to Edwin Anthony, used her
initials, which was a common practice for women artists of that
era. She was a prolific portrait painter, completing more than 75
works. Among her paintings were miniatures and watercolors.
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art