Friday, August 22, 2008

Edward Thompson Davis

[The Evening Lesson] 1858
oil on panel
1833 - 1867.
Genre painter who worked in Worcester. Exhibited at the RA (1854 - 67) - 19 rustic genre style pictures. His drawings were sold in 1951 and attracted a lot of attention and are now in various collections. He trained at the Birmingham School of Design at the same time as Burne-Jones but then returned to Worcester where he stayed for the rest of his life.

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