25 September 2012
Arthur Bowen Davies (1862-1928)
signed 'A.B. Davies' (lower left)
oil on canvas laid down on board
18 x 40 in. (45.7 x 101.6 cm.)
Lillie P. Bliss, New York.
By descent to the present owner.
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Lillie P. Bliss was one of Arthur Davies' first patrons, amassing a collection of 70 to 80 of his oil paintings and between 300 and 400 of his watercolors, drawings, and prints. Bliss was also a dear friend and confidant.
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