Eugene Leslie Smythe (American, 1857-1932)
Untitled (landscape), 1897
Oil painting on canvas
Signed and dated to the lower left
American landscape painter Eugene Leslie Smythe was born in New York in 1857. He attended Brown University, and studied painting under Francis Davis Millet (1846 – 1912), George Inness (1825 – 1894), and Dwight William Tryon (1849 – 1925). He exhibited regularly at the Boston Arts Club, and was a member of the Providence Art Club. He also painted in California for a brief period. Smythe’s work resides in the collections of Brown University Gardner House, Providence Art Club, Rhode Island School of Design, and the Santa Fe Railway Collection among others.
- negligible wear to the frame with discoloration and many scratches to the paint; toning to the canvas; impact craquelure to the canvas visible to the the front and verso.
- measures frame, visible image measures 9.5" W x 13.5" H.