G H Davis (biography)Medium:
Gouache on Acid-free BoardSize:
29" x 17" (745mm x 440mm)Date:
Signed by the artist in paint lower rightThis is the Signed unique original Gouache painting by G H Davis.
Published in the Illustrated London News 12th October 1963, this magnificent painting details 20 ships, the text boxes contain the name of the ship, the weight (tonnage), the shipping line, the date, the shipbuilder and the port of origin.
Due to the age, some of these text boxes have gone missing.
George Horace Davis has been called one of the most prolific artists of all time, despite this, it is extremely rare to come across his artwork for sale as it rarely leaves the collections of his admirers.
Born in 1881, after WWI Davis began a 40 year collaboration with the Illustrated London, News, as well as working for the brilliant 'Modern Wonder' and Popular Mechanics in the U.S.A.