Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)
Mrs. Almariah Arnold January 25th 1848
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 7 1/4 x 6 1/8 in., in a red-stained frame.
Condition: Slight staining.
Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, The Garbisch Collection, April 27, 1978, Lot 464.
Literature: Three New England Watercolor Painters, 1974, p. 43; Sybil B. And Arthur B. Kern, "The Surprising Identity of J.A. Davis," The Clarion, Winter 1981-82, p. 47.
Exhibitions: Three New England Watercolor Painters, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, November 16-December 22, 1974; St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, January 17-March 2, 1975; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Collection, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 25-May 11, 1975; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, June 1-September 1, 1975; Reflections of 19th Century America, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, Massachusetts, September 19, 1979-June 15, 1980; Powder Horns to Portraits: Rhode Island Folk Art, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, October 31, 1984-March 31, 1985.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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