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Julian 0. Davidson (1 853-1 894) was the subject of an ex hibit held thi s fa ll at the Hi sto ri cal Society of Rockl and County (20 Zucker Rd ., New City , NY 10956; 9 14 634-9629). The exhibit included pa intings, drawings, chromolithographs a nd woodcuts gathered by Lynn Beman , w h o went to great lengths in researching the show. The prolific Davidson , many of whose works first appeared in magazines such as The Century and H a rper' s Weekly, had a pass ion fo r nava l warfare . But he also painted scenes of fi shing and yachting, and of sculling o n the Hudson River. Many o f the works are reproduced in Ms. Beman 's handsome and authoritative catalog ue, avail able fo r $20 . The Ninth Annual Ex hibition of Marine Paintings at the Smith Gallery ( I 045 Mad ison Ave., New York , I 002 1; 2 12 744-6 171 ) will be he ld 17 January th rough 7 March. T he show includes th e work o f more than a doze n nineteenthand twe ntieth-century marine arti sts such as James Bard , Antonio Jacobsen , Charl es Ralei gh and others. A catalog ue is avail able. The Mystic Maritime Gallery (Mystic , CT 06355 ; 203 536-9685 ) will show the work of contemporary marine arti sts in an exhibit e ntitled " Overseas Empire," which offers di stinctl y American views of fore ig n ports and maritime affairs. A brochure for the ex hibit , which runs th ro ugh 1 February, is available. From February th ro ugh April the ex hibit will present " Selections from the Gallery Inventory." Ca ll or write for detail s. Wunderlich & Company (41 East 57th St. , New York I 0022; 2 12 838-2555) has two cata log ues available for recent shows . "Outward Bound: 19th and 20th Century American Marine Paintings and Prints" is a full-color catalogue including the work of Jurgan Huge, Montague Dawson, Samuel Walters and others (32pp, $ 10). A lso available is " Waterways: Historical Marine View and Fine Prints of Maritime Subjects," 59 prints of maritime subjects from 1783 to 1946, by masters including CwTier and Ives, Gordon Grant and Arthur Briscoe (40pp , $5).
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