Original hand signed and numbered limited edition by Lawrence Beall Smith (1909-1993), titled "Harbor Scene"., # 228 of 250 editions.
The sheet size is 13" x 18 7/8", and the mat is 16 3/4" x 19". The mat is a creamy yellowish color.
Signed in lower right and numbered and titled in lower left, all in graphite.
The scene depicts a child seated in front of a large pile of lobster traps and buoys. As an artist, sculptor, and illustrator, Smith captured images of ordinary people, and often depicted children. He also illustrated many books, including Robin Hood and The History of Tom Jones.
Lawrence Beall Smith is a renowned American artist, skilled in painting, sculpture, and was an illustrator and lithographer of genre scenes of his era.
He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, found great success as an artist and his works are exhibited in major museums throughout the country.
His works stand alongside of some of the greatest American artists of his era, including Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and Reginald Marsh.
Condition is good, no fading or foxing, slight rumple to paper, print attached to mat with tape. Was in original frame, which was damaged, and glass broken, so is sold unframed, and matted, with original cardboard backing and label.
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