Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)
Stephen N. Tingley 1839
Signed "By J.A. Davis" along the lower edge.
Watercolor and pencil on paper, 7 5/8 x 5 1/2 in., in a grain-painted frame.
Condition: Minor toning, water staining at lower edge.
Provenance: Don Walters, Goshen, Indiana, October 26, 1984.
Literature: The Old Print Shop Portfolio, vol. XIX, no. 32, May 1960; exhibition catalog for Three New England Watercolor Painters, 1974, p. 48; Arthur and Sybil Kern, "J.A. Davis: Identity Reviewed," The Clarion, Summer 1991, p. 42.
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.
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
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