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John Christopher Smith

 (1891 - 1943)
John Christopher Smith was active/lived in New York, California / Ireland.  John Smith is known for landscape, genre, still-life, industrial.

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John Christopher Smith


John Christopher Smith (1891-1943) (Eagle Rock)

Painted in Cambria alongside Franz Bischoff in the mid 1920s.

“Painter. Born in Ireland in 1891. Smith arrived in the U. S. about 1903. Following service in the U. S. Armed Forces during WWI, he studied art in NYC with Robert Henri. After a brief time in Chicago, he moved to Los Angeles in 1920. By 1926 he was exhibiting regularly at the Wilshire Galleries and the Pasadena Art Institute. Smith was a close friend of artist Franz Bischoff with whom he sketched and co-exhibited until Bischoff’s death in 1929.

After the stock market crash in 1929 and the closing of the Wilshire Galleries, he earned his living as an interior decorat  ...  Displaying 750 of 3941 characters.



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About  John Christopher Smith

Born:  1891 - Ireland
Died:   1943 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  landscape, genre, still-life, industrial