Stanley Simmons, 1976, watercolor, signed l/l,
15" x 11" sight, 24" x 19.5"
About the Painting: Excellent condition. Ready to hang.
About the Artist: Born in Springfield (Feb 24, 1908) moved
to Boston and attended Boston Latin School
and studied at the Boston Museum School of
Art, The Fogg Museum at Harvard and L'Ecole
des Beaux Artes. He also studied law at Northeastern
Davidson was an artist who worked in
watercolors and sculpture. He exhibited
works in New York galleries, the Berkshire
Museum, the Worchester Museum, Amherst
He was apponted a member of the Massachusetts
Art Commission by Gov. John Volpe in
During his tenure, Mr. Davidson was
for collecting and displaying all the
of former governors at the State House.
Davidson lectured in New England and
several articles on art and art appreciation..
He designed play sets at the South
Playhouse in Cohasset, was an active
of the American Watercolor Society,
Artists' Professional League, the Allied
Artists of America, the Salmagundi
New York, the Rockport Art Association
the North Shore Art Association. He
April 19, 1988.
Provenence: Collection of Lucian A. Geraci, Rockport,
Note: This painting is signed and titled verso,
and a photocopy of the artist's obituary
from the Boston Globe is included. The title,
written in the hand of the artist, reads
"Stanley Simmons, Author." We believe
the sitter was the successful Broadway costume
designer. Simmons was assistant to the costume
designer for Six Characters in Search of an Author, possibly explaining the 'author' reference
following the sitter's name.
Price: $ 295.00
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Rockport, MA 01966