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Bessie Davidson

 (1879 - 1965)
Bessie Davidson was active/lived in Australia, France.  Bessie Davidson is known for Still life, portrait, landscape painting.

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Bessie Davidson


Bessie Ellen Davidson (1879-1965)

A still life, portrait and landscape painter, she was born on May 22, 1879  in North Adelaide, second of five children of David Davidson, mining secretary, and his wife Ellen, née Johnson, both from Scotland.  Bessie was educated in Adelaide, studied art in 1899 under Rose McPherson and exhibited with the South Australian Society of Arts in 1901-03.  After her mother's death, in July 1904, Bessie left for Europe with Rose and studied briefly at the Künstlerinnen Verein, Munich, Germany.  They moved to Paris in November.  At the Académie de la Grande Chaumière her teacher was René-Xavier Prinet.  She was also taught by Raphael Collin, Gustave Courtois and Richard Miller.&  ...  Displaying 750 of 3494 characters.



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About  Bessie Davidson

Born:  1879 - Adelaide, Australia
Died:   1965 - Paris, France
Known for:  Still life, portrait, landscape painting