Sir Matthew Smith Original Rare Vintage Oil Painting Still Life Signed.
This is an exceptional investment opportunity to acquire an extraordinary and rare original work of art.
Oil onto board. The artwork measures approximately 30cm x 40cm (11.8 x 15.7in). Initialled ‘MS’ by the artist lower right.
The work is in excellent condition with some age related wear.
It is an ORIGINAL WORK and NOT a lithograph or print of any kind. It is certainly a stunning and interestingly different piece.
A rare opportunity to acquire a truly terrific ORIGINAL Matthew Smith. Private collection UK.
Price On Application.
Sir Matthew Smith, CBE (22 October 1879 – 29 September 1959) was a British painter of nudes, still-life and landscape. He studied design at the Manchester School of Art and art at the Slade School of Art. Smith studied under Henri Matisse in Paris and acquired an interest in Fauvism. During World War I, he was wounded at the Battle of Passchendaele. In 1949, Smith was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). He was knighted in 1954. He married Gwen Salmond and their relationship broke up when he entered into an affair with Vera Cuningham. Smith lived, worked, and exhibited in England and France.