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Name Davie, Alan
Other names Alan L. G. Davie
Life Dates 1920–2014
Born: Grangemouth, Scotland
Nationality British
Occupation painter
printmaker
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.1

Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.1

"VII," from the Foxwatch Series, 1970, color lithograph by Alan Davie. In pencil at the bottom left is "56/75 VIII," at right "Alan Davie 70," and top left rear "147856." Signature: in pencil at right "Alan Davie" Label from The Collector's Eye (2014): VIII, from the Foxwatch Series, 1970 Alan Davie (1920–2014), Scottish Color lithograph Gift of Paul Feldman, 1979.12.1 Moons, snakes, ladders, hearts, and other symbols in this print suggesting a human couple and an African mask demonstrate Davie’s unique visual vocabulary. He began his artistic career as a jazz musician, the influence of which is seen in his expressive art. He embraced the instinctual use of color and freedom of

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.2

Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.2

"IX," from the Foxwatch Series, 1970, color lithograph by Alan Davie. In pencil in the bottom left: "71/75 IX," at right "Alan Davie 70;" top left rear "147822;" bottom right rear "25404 Davie 'Foxwatch Series IX 150;" top right rear "2234". Signature: in pencil at right "Alan Davie"

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.3

Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.3

"I," from the Foxwatch Series, 1970, color lithograph by Alan Davie. In pencil bottom left "71/75 I," at right "Alan Davie 70" and top left rear "1 7843" and bottom right rear "Davie 'Foxwatch #1" and bottom left rear "N. 289 25401 150--" Signature: in pencil at right "Alan Davie"

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.4

Art-2D Collection - 1979.12.4

"IV," from the Foxwatch Series, 1970, color lithograph by Alan Davie. In pencil at the bottom left is "53/75 IV," at right "Alan Davie 70" and top left rear "147824" and bottom right rear "25452" Signature in pencil at right: "Alan Davie"