John Homes Smith

Born: 1797 in Worcester
Died: 1868
Biography
Father of John Halphead Smith and grandfather of Gilbert Bakewell Stretton.

A letter with the Royal Academy's 'Stretton bequest' notes : ‘My grandfather, John Homes Smith of Worcester, where he was born in 1797 and died 1868, was a prolific artist; well known in Worcester and Shropshire as a painter of horses, hounds, hunting pictures and portraits...He painted too on Coalport china – hunting cups with sporting scenes, dessert and tea services with scenes of landscapes from his own innumerable sketches...’ (Written by Gilbert Bakewell Stretton, Chichester, July 1931).
 
Works of Art: 0
Books: 2
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Vasari, Giorgio   Le Vite De' Piu Eccellenti Pittori, Scultori, E Architettori Scritte Da M. Giorgio Vasari Pittore Et Architetto Aretino, Di Nuovo dal Medesimo Riviste Et Ampliate Con I Ritratti Loro Et con l'aggiunta delle Vite de' vivi, & de' morti Dall'anno 1550. infino al 1567. Prima, e Seconda Parte. Con le Tavole in ciascun volume, Delle cose piu Notabili, De' Ritratti, Delle vite degli Artefici, Et de i Luoghi dove sono l'opere loro. Con Licenza E Privilegio Di N.S. Pio V. Et Del Duca Di Fiorenza E Siena. - In Fiorenza 1568   
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Shee, Martin Archer, P.R.A.   Rhymes On Art; Or, The Remonstrance Of A Painter: In Two Parts. With Notes, And A Preface, Including Strictures On The State Of The Arts, Criticism, Patronage, And Public Taste. By Martin Archer Shee, R.A. The Second Edition, With An Additional Preface And Notes. - London: 1805.   
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