Posted by Lorraine Campman
In Reply to: Re: Painting by Robert J smith 1962
: : : I am looking for info on oil painter robert J smith. The painting is a still life. Kitchen utencils on what looks like a bread board.
: : : I am interested in knowing more about the artist.
: : I to have A ROBERT J SMITH of lemonaid. I to was looking for any info please let me know if you found anything and I'll do the same thank you
: : My family has a collection of 25 Smith paintigs which will be auctioned in Dayton, Ohio on 8/23/03. Smith was a long-time Dayton resident and a family member of mine was a patron of his art. The Dayton Art Institute also ahs much information on this artist. If you would like addtional information about the auction, please respond to my e-mail address.
: We have a reproduction of this painting, the title marked on it is "Lemonade for the Fourth." I am trying to reproduce the items he used for his still life. We have a collection of English tea leaf china, which is the pattern on the cup that appears in the painting. I also have the wooden sugar bucket and the stemmed glasses. I am looking for a striped pitcher and wooden lemon squeezer to complete the display. Thanks for the info about the Dayton Arts Institute.