Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art
David Smith - Untitled (Reading in Isolation Tube)

David Smith (1920-1999)

Untitled (Reading in Isolation Tube)

Oil on board; 43 x 48 cms

Note: Studied at Lowestoft and Norwich Schools of Art, served with the Royal Air Force 1940-45. After the war he continued his studies at the Slade School of Fine Art, winning a scholarship to the British School in Rome. Taught at Chelsea School of Art.

Smith was Official Artist to the British Antarctic Survey in 1975/76 and 1979/80. Painter, printmaker and illustrator, he exhibited widely, including a major exhibition in Japan at Sogo Art Gallery, Yokohama, 1991, and a retrospective at Bankside Gallery 1996.

Price: £1,250