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 Harry Craig Smith  (1882 - 1957)

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Lived/Active: California/Arkansas      Known for: desert landscape, film maker

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Harry Craig Smith
from Auction House Records.
Depicting blooming verbena in a vast desert landscape
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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
The following is from Brian Austin:

I called Harry C. Smith - Grandpa Harry. He was my mother's father. Many of his oil landscapes hang on the walls of my home framed in his hand-carved gilded frames. I remember many good times spent with my grandpa in Glenville. He could take a canvas and with little paint, a few brush strokes he would turn that canvas into a beautiful desert landscape---Eucalyptus lined road, wildflowers in the Ansa Borego or a grove of oak trees in Glenville, CA or Verdugo Park in Glendale, CA.

He painted with John Cotton, F. Grayson Sayre, Paul Lauritz, Elmer and Marion Kavanagh Wachtel and many more. He was most noted for his frames. The above named artists would have Grandpa Harry handcraft and gild frames for their artwork. He is not as famous as the aforementioned artists simply because he didn't pay the fee, $2.00 at the time, to have his name entered into the "Who's Who in America Artists. " But he is just as important an artist in my book.
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Born in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Harry C Smith became a self-taught artist, known for his desert and mountain landscapes. He was a successful businessman, who was living in southern California by 1920, and by the 1940s, he had moved to Bakersfield where he founded the Bakersfield Art Association.

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Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"




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