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Lilian Davidson met many of her contempories, including Mainie Jellet with whom she held a joint exhibition in 1920, and Bea Orpen and Kitty Wilmer O'Brien both of whom she taught at her studio in Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin.
Among her portrait subjects, were Jack B. Yeats, Sarah Purser, 'AE' George Russell, Austin Clarke and Joseph Holloway.
During her career as a painter, she taught in several art schools and lived and worked in a number of countries such as France, Belgium and Switzerland.
By 1936, she had exhibited her artworks (both oils and water colours) in a number of European and American cities, including: Paris, London, Amsterdam and Chicago.
Most Expensive Painting By Lilian Davidson
The auction record for a work by Lilian Davidson was set in 2004, when her oil painting, entitled Here Is The News, was sold at Sotheby's, in London, for £31,200. In 2003, her painting Fashions At The Fair fetched €44,000.