Artwork Title: A Measure of Dreams - Artist Name: Arthur Bowen Davies

A Measure of Dreams

Arthur Bowen Davies, 1908

... James Gibbons Huneker: “One woman of noble contour walks as in a dream through a delicious landscape. She has come from a dream and is crossing the bridge of transition; soon she shall be enveloped in the splendors and terrors of a new dream.” Inspired by his study of psychology and by Symbolist works such as those of Odilon Redon, Davies had a keen interest in dreams and believed that sleep could liberate the imagination. On waking, he...
nude female
oil on canvas

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