Description Smith was born on St. Paul Street, Baltimore. He trained initially as an engineer but later taught himself to paint in watercolors. He traveled extensively, producing watercolors which were reproduced in deluxe "travel books," such as "Gondola Days" (1897) and "The Venice of To-Day" (1897) as well as various magazines. He was also the author of many popular books. The Walters Art Museum owns several studies related to this work.
Provenance Ownded by Mr. and Mrs. Oliver H. Perry, Baltimore; given to Walters Art Museum, 1976.
Inscriptions [Signature] Incised, lower left: FHS 2
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver H. Perry, 1976
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