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DAVIDSON, Bessie (1880 - 1965), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVIDSON, Bessie (1880 - 1965), Painter

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Australian, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in France from 1904.

Born 22 May 1880, in Adelaide, to a Scottish father and an English mother; died 22 February 1965, in Paris.

Painter. Portraits, interiors, still-lifes, landscapes, flowers.

Bessie Davidson was of Scottish origin. She studied painting with Rose McPherson (Margaret Preston) and then travelled to Europe to continue her studies under René Xavier Prinet at the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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