Arthur Bowen Davies
1862-1928 ~ American

Olympic Game

$1650.00

This is a very cool lithograph on zinc, image size 12 5/8 x 17 7/8 inches, 1919-1920, from a very small edition of 27 or fewer impressions, cat: Czestochowski-134, printed by Bolton Brown, pencil signed. Provenance: The Cleveland Museum of Art. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs. In his catalog raisonne of Davies work, Czestochowski writes "In a time of social, political, scientific and artistic upheaval, Davies hewed to an unwavering inner vision, one of classically graceful figures in an eternal dance with nature." This image is a beautiful homage to the ancient Greeks, which Davies portrays in his distinctive style that is at once quite classical and quite modern.

Dominion

$950.00

Lithograph, image size: 12 7/16 x 9 9/16 inches, c. 1919-1920, numbered 19/33, pencil signed by the printer Bolton Brown l.l., pencil signed by the artist l.r., cat. Czestochowski-127, provenance: Baldwin-Wallace College

Maenads

$775.00

Etching with aquatint, image size 7 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 1918-1919, state VII/VIII, cat: Czestochowski-69, alternate title "Far Prospect," pencil signed, framed. Davies was a truly remarkable artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries known for his dreamlike etchings and lithographs. In his catalog raisonne of Davies work, Czestochowski writes "In a time of social, political, scientific and artistic upheaval, Davies hewed to an unwavering inner vision, one of classically graceful figures in an eternal dance with nature." This rare, early state etching is a perfect example of the combination of classicism and modernism of Davies' work.

Recurrence

$575.00

Lithograph with lithotint on zinc by the American artist, Arthur Bowen Davies, measures 12 5/8 x 19 inches, signed in the image, l.r., edition of 25 or less, printed by George C. Miller, i/ii, 1921, cat: Czestochowski-192. Davies was known for his unique decorative style, often visualized in a fantasy world of female figures. One of the most respected and successful American artists, he was a member of the "Eight" and was the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show.

Circling Doves

$450.00

This transfer lithograph by Arthur Davies measures 16 5/8 x 11 9/16 inches in an edition of 25 or less. Created in 1921, it is signed by the artist on the lower margin. Printed on medium weight paper, it is #189 in the Czestochowski catalog. Davies was known for his unique decorative style, often visualized in a fantasy world of female figures. One of the most respected and successful American artists, he was a member of the "Eight" and was the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show.

Doorway to Illusion

$395.00

C. 1919, printed in 1929. Plate measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches on 12 x 8 3/4 inch on watermarked laid type paper. Estate stamp signed in the lower right, pencil signed in the lower left by the printer, Frank Nankivell. Edition of 200. Third and final state. Plate destroyed. This soft ground etching with aquatint print is bold in both contrast and its abstract composition.

Triad

$325.00

This 1913, early trial proof, by the American artist, Arthur Bowen Davies, measures 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches, cat: Czestochowski 46, stamped estate signature, drypoint on zinc, printed by Frederick J. Reynolds, edition of 10(?). Davies was known for his unique decorative style, often visualized in a fantasy world of female figures. One of the most respected and successful American artists, he was a member of the "Eight" and was the principal organizer of the 1913 Armory Show. Label with artist provenance included.