Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)
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Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)

Gladioli in a Vase

Details
Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)
Gladioli in a Vase
oil on canvas
25¾ x 21½ in. (65.5 x 54.5 cm.)
Painted circa 1935.
Provenance
with Thomas Agnew's & Sons, London.
Lord Sieff.
Purchased by the present owner at the 1970 exhibition.
Literature
J. Gledhill, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings of Matthew Smith with a Critical Introduction to his Work, Farnham, 2009, p. 199, no. 495.
Exhibited
London, Thomas Agnew's & Sons, British Paintings, 1900-1969, November - December 1969, no. 28.
Sydney, David Jones' Art Gallery, Paintings and Drawings from Agnew's, London, October 1970, no. 26.
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For further information about James O. Fairfax, please see the introduction to lot 264, Brighton Front by Sir William Nicholson.

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