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Harold Christopher Davies (American, 1891-1976), Untitled (Abstract Composition), oil on paper, signed

Harold Christopher Davies (American, 1891-1976), Untitled (Abstract Composition), oil on paper, signed

Item Description:

Oil on paper, signed lower center, with stamp from the estate of the artist and Hoover Gallery, San Francisco on the reverse, framed and glazed


Appears fine. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions.


The Estate of the Artist


Height 22 in. x Width 31 in. (sight)
Height 31 in. x Width 39 in. x Depth 1.5 in. (frame)

About The Artist:

Harold Christopher Davies was a painter with whom art came first and commercialism last. Though he was a remarkably passionate and somewhat prolific artist, he resisted gallery representation until the age of eighty-four, just one year before his death.

Davies began his formal art education at the age of fourteen, enrolling in the Corcoran Art Institute in Washington, D.C. Later he continued his studies at the San Francisco Institute of Art.

An abstract expressionist, his style was directly influenced by Cezanne, Gorky and de Kooning. Being a man of intense dedication to his art, he kept extensive notebooks and sketchbooks in which he developed his own artistic and aesthetic philosophy, often through his candid critiques of other artist's works.

Davies' work was exhibited at the San Francisco Art Association, the Oakland Art Gallery, the Birmingham Museum, the Southampton Museum, the University of Long Island Museum, the Parrish Art Museum, the Hoover Gallery (San Francisco), the Haggin Museum and the Huntsville Museum.


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