28 September 2010
Arthur Bowen Davies (1862-1928)
The Hosts of Faery
inscribed indistinctly 'To WM ABD' (lower left)--inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
14¼ x 12¼ in. (36.2 x 31.1 cm.)
(Possibly) William Macbeth Gallery, New York.
Knoedler & Company, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1957.
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