Houghton Cranford Smith
(1887 - 1983)
Houghton Cranford Smith was active/lived in New York, Kansas, New Jersey. Houghton Smith is known for landscape, coastal views and genre painting.
Biography Houghton Cranford Smith
The following biography is from the artist's grand daughter, Sandy Karls:
called him Baba. He spent every summer on the ocean, Cape Cod first,
then Paulie's Island and then two different lots on Long Beach Island,
Long Beach New Jersey. I have many memories of course, but a few
regarding him as an artist.
One funny memory was in the last
New Jersey summer house. Baba and Nammy (Laura) had mandatory cocktail
attendance every day around PM...so the family gathered for wonderful
conversation. This was a continental habit he probably started in
France, having a very late dinner later in the evening.
Baba had the TV on and a young artist was featured who was creating
high priced piec
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