About This Artwork

Arthur B. Davies
American, 1862–1928

Choral Sea, 1915

Oil on canvas
45.1 x 100 cm (17 x 39 3/8 in.)
Sign: A.B. Davies l.l.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1933.1189

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings by Arthur B. Davies, January 3-22, 1911, cat. 16.

Dallas Art Association, 4th Annual Exhibition, November 14-24, 1923.

University of Chicago, Renaissance Society, February-March 1929.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, A Memorial Exhibition of the Works by Arthur B. Davies, February 17-March 30, 1930, cat. 70 (ill.).

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Special Memorial Exhibition of Works by Arthur B. Davies, May 1-25, 1930, cat. 35.

Art Institute of Chicago, Century of Progress, June 1-November 1, 1933, cat. 442.

Baltimore Museum of Art, A Survey of American Painting, January 10-February 28, 1934, cat. 13 (ill.).

Utica, New York, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Arthur B. Davies Centennial Exhibition, July 8-August 26, 1962; traveled to Whitney Museum of American Art, September 18-October 17, 1962; Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, November 30-December 26, 1962, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, January 11-February , 1963; Cincinnati Museum of Art, February 25-March 25, 1963; City Art Museum of St. Louis, April 3-May 5, 1963; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, May 23-June 23, 1963.

Publication History

Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago (1961) p. 117.

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