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Aurora Borealis (Second Series of 8, 7 unlocated)

Identifier: Art Survey No. 47

Scope and Contents

Hills in foreground with sky aurora.


  • 1909-1910


Biographical sketch

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 artist board ; 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Davis, Leonard, 1929..

Related Materials

Negative #312367.

General Note

Condition: Good, dirty (2).

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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