Smith, Stan - Early study for Light Smoker

Artist: Smith, Stan
Materials: Watercolour
Stock No: 0258


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Genre: Architecture and buildings, Human figure
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Circa 1988

 

The human figure indoors seen through hazy light is a subject to which Stan Smith returned many times, in large oil paintings as well as smaller studies like this. One version of A Light Smoker was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1988, but several other works bear the same title. In some the figure is male, as in this study; sometimes it is female; sometimes the gender is less distinct.

 

This study first shown at the Stan Smith commemorative exhibition at the Chelsea Arts Club in March 2014

 

Stock no. 0258