Stephen Smith ll
(1849 - 1912)
Stephen Catterson Smith ll was active/lived in United Kingdom. Stephen Smith ll is known for Portrait painting.
Biography Stephen Smith ll
Born in Dublin in 1849, Stephen Catterson Smith II was eldest son of portrait painter Stephen Catterson Smith, PRHA and Anne Wyke, herself an artist who exhibited occasionally at the RHA. Stephen Junior had intended to join the army but owing to financial issues he was unable to enter that profession and instead settled down as a painter in his fathers studio. He is listed in the RHA records as having first exhibited there in 1871 with a portrait.
His father died the following year and he effectively took over the practice and continued the family tradition of painting the great and the good of Irish society. H
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