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Iris, 1916

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Arthur Bowen Davies
American, 1862–1928
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Though his own paintings—idyllic pastorals inspired by Greek mythology and the Renaissance—suggest …

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Though his own paintings—idyllic pastorals inspired by Greek mythology and the Renaissance—suggest that he was immersed more in history than in his own time, Arthur Bowen Davies championed the avant-garde and was instrumental in fostering modernism in America. Aligned with the Ashcan School of painters, he was a …

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Arthur Bowen Davies
American, 1862–1928
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Though his own paintings—idyllic pastorals inspired by Greek mythology and the Renaissance—suggest …

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Though his own paintings—idyllic pastorals inspired by Greek mythology and the Renaissance—suggest that he was immersed more in history than in his own time, Arthur Bowen Davies championed the avant-garde and was instrumental in fostering modernism in America. Aligned with the Ashcan School of painters, he was a …

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