HENRY PEMBER SMITH
American 1854 – 1907
Watercolor on Paper
Signed "Henry P. Smith" l.r.
Periodicals (2): December 1996, American Artist Magazine; August 2005 American Art Review
Birth place: Waterford, CT
Addresses: NYC (1877-c.1901); Asbury Park, NJ (c.1901-on)
Profession: Landscape painter
Studied: apparently self-taught.
Exhibited: National Academy of Design, 1877-96, 1899, 1901, 1906; Brooklyn Arts Academy, 1878-85, 1892; Boston Arts Club, 1880-90;
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual., 1881, 1888; Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago 1893 Columbian Exhibition; Vose Galleries-Boston
Member: American Watercolor Society; Artists Fund Society.
Comments: Best known for his tightly-rendered pastoral landscapes of New England, often featuring a country cottage by a stream or pond.
However, he also he painted shoreline scenes from New Jersey to Newport (RI) to Cape Ann (MA) to Maine. He traveled widely, also painting
along the England"s Cornish coast, Brittany and Normandy, and Venice during the 1880s.
Sources: WW06; Falk, Exh. Record Series.
Conrads, Martha C American Paintings and Sculpture, Sterling & Francine Clark Institute
Falk, Peter Hastings, Annual Exhibition Record, 1876-19. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Falk, Peter Hastings, Dictionary of Signatures & Monogram
Zellman, Michael David, 300 Years of American Art
Opitz, Glenn B, Mantle Fielding's Dictionary American Painters, Sculptors et al
Falk, Peter Hastings, Who Was Who in American Ar, t Artists Active 1898-1947
Soria, Regina, Dictionary of 19th Century American Artists in Italy (1760-1914)
Stebbins, Theodore/G. Gorokhoff, American Paintings at Yale
Kennedy Galleries, A Kennedy Galleries Selection of American Art for Public and Private Collectors
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Maurice Sternberg, Galleries, The American Perspective
Flower, Dean/Francis Murphy, American Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings (A Catalogue to 1923)
Naylor, Maria, Exhibition Record 1861-1900, National Academy of Design
Chapellier Galleries, American Art Selections, Turn of the Century
Mattatuck Historical Society, The Connecticut Artists Collection
Mallett, Daniel Trowbridge, Index of Artists, International Biographical
December 1996, American Artist Magazine, Salmagundi Club Turns 125
August 2005 American Art Review, American Landscapes from the Malzah
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