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Arthur Bowen Davies

(1862-1928)

 
(b Utica, NY, 26 Sept 1862; d Florence, 24 Oct 1928).

American painter and illustrator. He first trained as an architectural draughtsman at the Academy of Design, Chicago (1878). After studying briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago, he went to New York, where he attended the Gotham School and the Art Students League (1886–8). By 1887 he was working as an illustrator for Century magazine. A realist landscape painter in the 19th-century academic tradition, he was influenced by the painters of the Hudson River school and particularly by the luminist, dream-like landscapes of George Inness.
 

 
   
 

 

 


 

 

The Sphynx 


Across the Harbor
1908
 

 


Whither Away

 

 


 

 

Arethusa


Dancers in a Landscape 

 

 


Four Figures 
1911 

 

 


Jewel-Bearing Tree of Amity 
1912 

 

 


Fleecy Arcady 
1912 

 

 


The Mountaineers 
1913 


 

Two Standing Female Nudes

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