John Davidson (American, 1887-1968)
Movement in Space, 1932
oil on canvas laid down on board
11.5"h x 15.5"w
overall: 16.5"h x 20.5"w
Born in NYC on Dec. 25, 1887. By the 1920s Davidson had settled in Los Angeles. He acted in more than 50 films as a suave, sinister character. In his leisure he painted naive, abstract canvases. He died in Los Angeles on Jan. 15, 1968.
Exhibited: Villa del Arroyo (LA), 1934; Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1938.
Edan Hughes, author of the book Artists in California, 1786-1940
Provenance:Private Collection, Chicago, IL
Very good condition. No retouch.
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