Thursday, February 21, 2013

Houghton Cranford Smith

Provincetown, c. 1912

Houghton Cranford Smith (1887-1983) was a landscape painter from Provincetown, Mass., Taos, N.M., Paris, France, and Chile. Smith studied at the Art Students League, and in Provincetown, Mass., under Charles Hawthorne (sse a picturee below) and E. Ambrose Webster. He studied in France in 1913-1914, and traveled extensively throughout his life, sketching and painting the landscape. 
He taught drawing and painting at the University of Kansas from 1921-1925.


Charles W. Hawthorne- On Board The S. S. Alesia, circa 1928-1929