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Frederic Bell-Smith

 (1846 - 1923)
Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith was active/lived in New York, Ontario, Quebec / Canada, United Kingdom.  Frederic BellSmith is known for town-landscape paintings, illustrations, photography, teaching.

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Frederic Bell-Smith


Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith was a painter, illustrator, photographer and educator.  He was born in London, England and died in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  He emigrated to Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1867, and subsequently lived in Hamilton, Ontario  (1871-1874), Toronto (1874 -1879) and London, Ontario (1881 -1888) before moving permanently to Toronto in 1888 where, except for travel, he lived for the rest of his life.
 
His primary mediums were oil and watercolour.  Works in other mediums are very rare.  Of the 138 Bell-Smith works in Canadian museums, there are only ten that are not in oil or watercolour (1); of the 497 AskART image examples (at the time of writing Dec. 2009), taken from world wide aucti  ...  Displaying 750 of 9937 characters.



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About  Frederic Bell-Smith

Born:  1846 - London, England
Died:   1923 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Known for:  town-landscape paintings, illustrations, photography, teaching