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Soft-ground etching and aquatint printed in black ink on laid paper
Gift of the Ferargil Galleries
Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Signed, in pencil, lower right: Arthur B. Davies
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left corner: S [circled] 1225
Inscribed, center bottom edge: By the Sea
Inscribed, lower right corner: 3
1951-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Arthur Bowen Davies, By the Sea, 1919, soft-ground etching and aquatint printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Ferargil Galleries, 51.212.
Arthur Bowen Davies
Hans Sebald Beham
Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn