Owen Paul Smyth (1895-1979) - Watercolour, Les Remparts, Avignon
DescriptionInscribed on the reverse.On watercolour paper.
The condition is typical for a picture of this age including some discolouration and minor foxing.
24.7 x 34.1cm (9.7" x 13.4")Sheet: 29.2 x 39.9cm (11.5" x 15.7")
Owen Paul Smyth, was born at Swillan near Ipswich in 1895. In 1927 Smyth exhibited at the Ipswich Fine Art Club from The Maddermarket Studio, Norwich. He was also a non-exhibiting member of the Woodpecker Art Club, later the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle. As a landscape painter, theatre designer, actor and theatre manager, Smyth had a varied career. Smyth performed with the Norwich Players in 46 out of 55 productions, before moving on to the Old Vic, London where he spent 7 years as designer for stage and costumes under Lilian Mary Baylis (1874-1937). In 1950 Smyth became the first manager of the Assembly House, Norwich where he remained until his retirement in 1965.
|Artist||Owen Paul Smyth (1895-1979)|
|Date||Early 20th Century|
|Dimensions||24.7 x 34.1cm|
|Subject||Architecture & Cityscapes|
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