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THE TWO MR. SMITHS: THE LIFE AND WORK OF SIR MATTHEW SMITH, 1879-1959. Alice Keene. Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1995. Published by Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, London, in association with Corporation of London. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Antique Collectors' Club, Wappingers Falls. 240 pp. with 204 ills. (174 col.). 29 x 22 cm. LC 96-138573 ISBN 0853316694 In English.
Examining in detail the distinctive oeuvre of an artist whose sensual, Fauve-influenced paintings established him as a leading figure in British art of the 1930s and 40s, this catalogue features an extensive account of Smith's life and career in England and France along with excellent reproductions of some 115 oils and 60 works on paper dating from 1909 to 1959, including portraits and landscapes as well as many of the expressive, vibrantly hued nudes and still lifes for which he is best known.
Artist(s):Smith, Matthew
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — 1900-1945 — Painting
Plans: 01,05,07,08,13,15
Worldwide Number: 025178
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