Sir Matthew Smith The Young Actress 1943

Artwork details

Artist
Sir Matthew Smith 1879–1959
Title
The Young Actress
Date 1943
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 756 x 635 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with funds provided by the Knapping Fund 1943
Reference
N05440
Not on display

Display caption

The actress is the artist's niece; nearly all Smith's portraits were of friends and family. Another version of the subject is at the Barbican Art Gallery, but he did not paint this sitter again.

August 2004

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