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George Washington Smith

 (1879 - 1930)
George Washington Smith was active/lived in California.  George Smith is known for landscape-architectural, figure.

Biography   George Washington Smith

Landscape painter, architect. Born on Feb. 22, 1879 in East Liberty, PA. Smith was raised in Philadelphia and studied painting at the PAFA and architecture at Harvard University. He was an architect and stock broker until 1912 when he went to Paris to study art at Ecole des Beaux Arts and in Rome. At the outbreak of WWI, he returned to the U.S. and settled in Santa Barbara, CA in 1915. He built a luxurious home at 17 Mesa Road and remained there for the last 15 years of his life. While designing many beautiful homes in the Santa Barbara area, Smith continued painting until his death on March 16, 1930. Member: NAC; Calif. Art Club; American Inst. of Architects; American Artists Ass'n of Paris. Exh: PPIE, 1915. FId; AAA 1915-29; SCA; PPTE ca

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