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ROWLEY SMART, EDGAR

1887-1934

Edgar Rowley Smart (1887-1934) is one of Manchester’s most prominent impressionists and an artist to really take note of. Born 26 January, 1887, in Cheetham Hill, Smart studied at Manchester School of Art from 1901-1903, and in Liverpool from 1903-1906 under the etcher FV Burridge and then from 1906 to 1907, at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

He was a member of the Sandon Society, Liverpool, 1907, and founder of the Society of Modern Painters, Manchester, 1912.

His painting career was disrupted in 1914 by WWI where he served in France, but was released from service when he contracted tuberculosis, which continued to affect his health for the remainder of his life.

After his military serving days were over, Smart lived and studied with landscape and portrait painter, Augustus John (1878-1961) at his studio in Dorset.

His work appears in a number of galleries, such as Manchester City Art Gallery and the Tate. He had a large retrospective exhibition at Manchester 1933.

Edgar Rowley Smart 'The Court Yard, Moret-sur-Loing'

Edgar Rowley Smart 'The Court Yard, Moret-sur-Loing'

£5,850.00

Edgar Rowley Smart, Giverny France

Edgar Rowley Smart, Giverny France

£4,500.00

Edgar Rowley Smart - St Ives

Edgar Rowley Smart - St Ives

£1,250.00

Edgar Rowley Smart, Summer Sunshine Giverny

Edgar Rowley Smart, Summer Sunshine Giverny

£4,500.00

ROWLEY SMART, EDGAR, St Botolph's Priory

ROWLEY SMART, EDGAR, St Botolph's Priory

£1,950.00

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