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Mrs Charles Davis (1726–1782)

Photo credit: Victoria Art Gallery

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This is part of a group of five portraits of the Davis family, all painted by Thomas Beach. This shows Hannah Davis, the wife of a successful, respectable Bath artist and businessman, Thomas Beach. The Davis family had prospered in fashionable Georgian Bath. Mr Davis began as a sign painter, but became an artist who made a good living painting portraits of spa visitors. Sadly, Hannah Davis died just months after this was painted.

Victoria Art Gallery


  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    75.9 x 63.5 cm

  • Accession number

    BATVG : P : 1910.2

  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by Mrs C. E. Davis, 1910


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