Born in Toronto, Canada on Nov. 6, 1902. Smyth studied at the AIC and in Paris at Académie de la Grande Chaumiere. He was active in Chicago during the 1930s. By the early 1940s he had moved to Los Angeles. His illustrations appeared in Saturday Evening Post and other magazines. He died in Burbank, CA on Aug. 15, 1985.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Who's Who in American Art
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