Lawrence Beall Smith
(1909 - 1995)
Lawrence Beall Smith was active/lived in New York, District Of Columbia. Lawrence Smith is known for genre-figure, sculpture, illustration.
Biography Lawrence Beall Smith
Lawrence Beall Smith, painter, lithographer, illustrator and stone sculptor, was born in Washington, D.C. in 1909. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, and at the University of Chicago, receiving a Ph.D. degree in 1931. He also studied in Boston and Gloucester, Massachusetts with Ernest Thurn, Charles Hopkinson and Harold Zimmerman. His reputation as an artist was secured by a one-man show in 1941 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Smith had begun to exhibit his work in 1935.
Smith was commissioned by Abbott Laboratories in 1944 to cover the Medical Corps in Europe during World War II. He served as an artist at the D-Day landings of Allied troops on the Normandy beaches, as well as painting post
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