Albert Webster Davies ( 1889 – 1967 )
Signed: “ Lower Left ”
Medium: Oil on Board
Original Untouched Condition – Modern frame
As shown, this is Characteristic of Davies’ Paintings. His chosen subject matter is inspirationall memories within his life. This painting depicts a Rural Baptism. There is a busy foreground as well as background devoted to minuet detail to include a total of thirty-two figures. The inspiration and technique of the wavy water is a remarkable composition that brings one to focus on the religious celebration of life. Within one’s sometimes chaotic world a sense of peace and organization is conveyed within this painting.
January 15 thru February 14, 1965 – The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, Colonial Williamsburg exhibited a grouping of his paintings
Height: 24″ Width: 18″