Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue
George Smith (1713-1776), Landscape painter and poet
1) Society of Artists, 1760 (58); John Smith's landscape (60) won second prize. Besides Woollett and other able artists, Smith's works were largely engraved by Elliott, Peake and Vivares.
2) A volume of his Pastorals appeared 1770.
3) Connoisseur, CLIX, 1965, reproduced p 133.
4) L. F. Salzman, correcting footnote to Challen's article, W. H. Challen, ‘Baldy's Garden, the Painters Lambert, and other Sussex Families', Sussex Archaeological Collections, XC, p 130.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.