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SMEDLEY, William Thomas (1858 - 1920), Painter, decorative designer, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SMEDLEY, William Thomas (1858 - 1920), Painter, decorative designer, illustrator

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 March 1858, in Chester County (Pennsylvania); died 26 March 1920, in Bronxville (New York).

Painter, decorative designer, illustrator. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

William Thomas Smedley studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and was a student of Jean-Paul Laurens in Paris. At the turn of the 20th century, the village of Bronxville, north of Manhattan,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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