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Henry William Banks Davis (1833 – 1914) was an English painter noted for his pastoral scenes and landscapes with cattle.

He studied in the Royal Academy, becoming an associate in 1873 and academician in 1877.


  • A shady spot on a summers day.
  • A spring morning, 1866.
  • An Orchard in Wales.
  • Approaching Night, 1899 (Tate Gallery).
  • Foxhounds in a Landscape.
  • Gathering the flocks, Loch Maree, 1883.
  • Landscape.
  • Orchard with sheep in spring (in Wales).
  • Portrait of a Jack Russell Terrier (in Regency Interior).
  • Returning to the Fold, 1880 (Tate Gallery).
  • Studies of a Welsh Cobb.
  • Sunset over a Landscape.
  • Towards Evening in the Forest.
  • Wooded River Landscape with Cattle Watering.

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1911 encyclopedia

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From LoveToKnow 1911

HENRY WILLIAM BANKS DAVIS (1833-), English painter, received his art training in the Royal Academy schools, where he was awarded two silver medals. He was elected an associate of the Academy in 1873, and academician in 1877. He made a considerable reputation as an accomplished painter of quiet pastoral subjects and carefully elaborated landscapes with cattle. His pictures, "Returning to the Fold" (1880), and "Approaching Night" (1899), bought for the Chantrey Fund Collection, are now in the National Gallery of British Art (Tate Gallery) .

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