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Arthur B. Davies

Two Voices: Harmony and Discord

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March 17, 06:50 PM GMT

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Arthur B. Davies

1862 – 1928

Two Voices: Harmony and Discord


signed A. B. Davies (lower left)

oil on canvas

18 by 40 1/8 in.

45.7 by 101.9 cm.

Executed circa 1910.

[with] Ferargil Galleries, New York (by 1923)

Mr. Martin A. Ryerson and Mrs. Carrie Ryerson, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1923)

Acquired by bequest from the above in 1933 by the present owner

“The Ascendancy of Arthur B. Davies in Contemporary Art,” Vanity Fair, New York, May 1924, vol. 22, no. 3, p. 66, illustrated as (The Two Voices)

"Arthur B. Davies: Some of His Recent Canvases," Vanity Fair, vol. 24, New York, April 1925, no. 2, p. 37, illustrated

Royal Cortissoz, Arthur B. Davies, New York, 1931, p. 34

“Arthur Bowen Davies—Painter and Engraver,” Index of Twentieth Century Artists, New York, 1937, no. 5, pp. 680, 693

"Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago," Art Institute of Chicago Newsletter, 1961, no. 117