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DAVIS, John Scarlett (1804 - 1845), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVIS, John Scarlett (1804 - 1845), Painter, watercolourist

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1804, in Leominster; died 1845, in London.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, interiors with figures, architectural interiors, church interiors, architectural views, animals.

John Scarlett Davis was the son of a Leominster watchmaker. He trained at De La Pierre's Academy in Hackney and the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited at the Royal Academy for the first time in 1825, with a genre

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