7 June 2002
Sir Matthew Smith (1879-1959)
Grey Day, Cagnes-sur-Mer
oil on canvas
15 x 18 in. (38.1 x 45.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1933
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London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Homage to Matthew Smith 1879-1959, February-March 1960. no. 5, illustrated.
Smith spent the majority of the 1930s painting the landscape of the South of France. He toured extensively between Arles and Aix-en-Provence by car, settling briefly at Cagnes-sur-Mer, a coastal town between Antibes and Nice, during 1932-33.
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