Via de Bardi by John Scarlett Davis

Davis was the son of a Leominster shoemaker, and studied at the Royal Academy Schools.


Pencil on paper
19 x 16 cm
Acquired in:
Bequeathed by:
Penelope Morgan through The Art Fund

He travelled widely on the continent and made a specialisation of painting landscapes, and architectural and topographical scenes. This study of the Via de Bardi is typical of his elegant and economical draughtsmanship, while his watercolours have been compared to those of Bonington.


F.C.Morgan; by descent to Penelope Morgan.

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