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Known for his unpretentious landscape works in oil and watercolor, painter Willilam Swift Daniell was born in San Francisco, California on April 26, 1865. At age 15 he visited the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where he first viewed art. 

Daraio, Innocenzo (1903-1993).

Innocenzo Daraio, <i>Pebble Beach coastal</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,450 (est: $2000-$3000) on 2/20/07
Pebble Beach coastal by Innocenzo Daraio (1903-1993)
12" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,450 on 2/20/2007

DARLING, William S. (1882-1963). 


Davis, Willis (1855-1910).

Willis E. Davis, <i>Coastal Landscape</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $11,000 (est: $6000-$9000) on 11/14/00
Coastal Landscape Willis E. Davis (1855-1910)
12" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $6,000 - $9,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $11,000 on 11/14/2000

Sea painter, Montague Dawson was born in Chiswick, England in 1890, the son of Charles Ernest Dawson and Florence Hope Dawson (nee Bithrey).  His mother died in 1893, giving birth to her seventh child, also named Florence Hope.  Dawson was the grandson of Henry Dawson and nephew of Henry Alfred Dawson, both landscape and marine artists of note. 

Born in London, England, Dawson Dawson-Watson was a landscape, portrait, genre, marine, and mural painter and graphics artist who was the son of a popular English illustrator.  He attended grammar school at Southsea, Hampshire.

De Erdely, Francis (1904-1959).

Francis De Erdely, <i>Lunch Time</i>, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $41,250 (est: $15,000-$20,000) on 6/17/03
Lunch Time by Francis De Erdely (1904-1959)
12" x 24", Oil/Canvas, Signed Lower Left
Est.: $15,000 - $20,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $41,250 on 6/17/2003
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

DeFOREST, Lockwood, Jr. (1896-1949).

Lockwood DeForest Jr. <i>Monterey Point, Lone Pine</i>, sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,738 (est: $3000-$5000) on 10/17/06
Monterey Point, Lone Pine by Lockwood DeForest Jr. (1896-1949)
9.7" x 12.3", Oil/Board, Signed Initials
Est.: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $3,738 on 10/17/2006
ARTIST WORLD RECORD

De Longpre, Paul (1855-1911).

Paul De Longpre, Still Life - Roses and bumblebees, sold                 by John Moran Auctioneers for $44,062.50 (est: $20,000-$30,000) on 6/19/07
Still Life - Roses and bumblebees by Paul De Longpre (1855-1911)
20" x 15.5", Watercolor/paper, Signed and Dated Lower Left
Est.: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold by John Moran Auctioneers for $44,062.50 on 6/24/2008

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