PAUL KAUVAR SMITH Oil on Board Painting, Faces
PAUL KAUVAR SMITH Oil on Board Painting, Faces PAUL KAUVAR SMITH Oil on Board Painting, Faces PAUL KAUVAR SMITH Oil on Board Painting, Faces

PAUL KAUVAR SMITH Oil on Board Painting, Faces

Ref: T-30-0067
(American, 1893-1977)

An abstract painting of a number of faces. Signed (lower right): Paul K. Smith.

Paul Kauvar Smith was born in Missouri and studied commercial art at the St. Louis School of Fine Arts (1915-16) and after the war he continued his studies at the Washington University (St. Louis, MI). In 1921 he moved to Denver and was taught by artist John Edward Thompson, who was credited for bringing modernism to Denver. Smith's work is in many public collections including the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Denver Art Museum. The artist is known for mining town scenes, still lives and abstracts.

c. 1960
W 26.5 D 1 H 22.5 in.
Sight: W 13.5 H 9.5 in.
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