Lawrence Beall Smith

Lawrence Beall-Smith (1909-1989) worked in various media, including painting, lithography, illustration, and sculpture. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago, earning a Ph.D. degree in 1931. Smith began exhibiting in 1935 and attained national recognition with a one-man exhibition at the Whitney Museum in New York in 1941. He was also known as an illustrator and lithographic artist, and illustrated several books, including Robin Hood (1954) and Tom Jones (1964). Many of his lithographs featured imagery of children. His works can be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fogg Art Museum, and Library of Congress.

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