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Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928

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dates 1862–1928
city Rockland Lake
stateNY
other citiesUtica, N.Y; Chicago, IL; New York; Florence, Italy;
gender M
historical notes Arthur Bowen Davies was an artist, collector and the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show.

Davies was a member of The Eight, a group of painters including five associated with the Ashcan school: William Glackens (1870-1938), Robert Henri (1865-1929), George Luks (1867-1933), Everett Shinn (1876-1953) and John French Sloan (1871-1951), along with Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928), Ernest Lawson (1873-1939) and Maurice Prendergast (1859-1924).

Davies is best known for his ethereal figure paintings. He worked as a billboard painter, engineering draftsman, and magazine illustrator.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
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Delaware Art Museum Arthur B. Davies papers see details...
Archives of American Art John Quinn memorial collection in the New York Public Library, 1901-1925. see details...
Archives of American Art Robert Laurent papers, 1869-1973. see details...
Archives of American Art Marie Sterner and Marie Sterner Gallery papers, 1913-1951. see details...
Archives of American Art Arthur B. Davies letters to Sally Lewis, 1919-1923 see details...
Archives of American Art Elmer Livingston MacRae papers, 1899-1958, (bulk 1899-1916). see details...
Archives of American Art Marie Sterner and Marie Sterner Gallery papers, 1913-1951. see details...
Archives of American Art Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1978 (bulk 1900-1949)

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Archives of American Art Rockwell Kent papers, [circa 1840]-1993, bulk 1935-1961 see details...
Archives of American Art John Davis Hatch papers, 1790-1995. see details...
Archives of American Art Walter Pach papers, 1883-1980. see details...
Archives of American Art Max Weber papers, 1904-1962. see details...
Archives of American Art Gifford Beal sketches, sketchbooks and papers, 1902-1953. see details...
Archives of American Art Kenneth Shopen papers, 1931-1984. see details...
University of Pennsylvania Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1920-1968, n.d. see details...
The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library Arthur B. Davies : artist file : study photographs and reproductions of works of art with accompanying documentation [graphic]. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928. Artist file. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928. Artist file. see details...
The Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives Davies, Arthur B. (Arthur Bowen), 1862-1928. Artist file. see details...
Archives of American Art Maynard Walker Gallery records, 1847-1973. see details...
Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Root, Edward Wales (1911-1953) see details...