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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.

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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 public.

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 12832 characters.



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About  Arthur Bowen Davies

Born:  1862 - Utica, New York
Died:   1928 - Florence, Italy
Known for:  painting-landscape-ethereal female figures