Aurora Arc / LL "Leonard M. Davis"
Scope and Contents
Ultramarine-blue landscape and sky with brushy white double aurora arcing across the sky.
- Davis, Leonard Moore, 1864-1938 (Person)
Davis was an American landscape artist, who painted extensively in Canada, Alaska and the west coast. He left hundreds of paintings at the American Museum of Natural History and it took the Museum many years to return the majority of them, to his heirs. Davis was born in Winchendon, Mass. and died in Tarzana, Calif.
1 Object : painting : oil on canvas ; 24 x 36 inches
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Davis, Leonard, 1929.
See curatorial files for artist correspondence.
Created by palette knife.
Condition: Dirty, warped (0).
Exhibitions note: 4/16/1928 - 5/12/1928"Mystic North". AMNH.
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- The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).
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