Introduction
Sir Matthew Smith, CBE (22 October 1879 – 29 September 1959) was a British painter of nudes, still-life and landscape. He studied design at the Manchester School of Art and art at the Slade School of Art. Smith studied under Henri Matisse in Paris and acquired an interest in Fauvism. During World War I, he was wounded at the Battle of Passchendaele. In 1949, Smith was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). He was knighted in 1954. He married Gwen Salmond and their relationship broke up when he entered into an affair with Vera Cuningham. Smith lived, worked, and exhibited in England and France.
Wikidata
Q3299800
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Nationalities
British, English
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Painter
Names
Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith, Matthew Smith, Sir Matthew Smith, Sir Smith, Sir Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith
Ulan
500007882
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