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David Rolland Smith

 (1906 - 1965)
David Rolland Smith was active/lived in New York, Indiana.  David Smith is known for welded abstract sculpture, painting.

David Rolland Smith

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 Sculptor David Smith
Adirondack Life, vol. 38, no. 3 (May/June 2006), pp. 80-85, 92-93.

The ironworks in Brooklyn was surrounded by all night activity—ships loading—barges refueling— ferries tied up at the dock.  It was awake 24 hours a day.… In contrast the mountains are quiet except for occasional animal noises.  Sometimes Streevers' hounds run foxes all night and I can hear them baying as I close up shop.  Rarely does a car pass at night, there is no habitation between our road and the Schroon River 4 miles cross country.  I enjoy the phenomenon of nature, the sounds, the Northern lights,  ...  Displaying 750 of 26315 characters.

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About  David Rolland Smith

Born:  1906 - Decatur, Indiana
Died:   1965 - near Bennington, Vermont
Known for:  welded abstract sculpture, painting