A Contemporary Patinated Bronze By Richard Smith Of A Resting Hare And Entitled “Lying Down”
A contemporary bronze by Richard Smith entitled “Lying Down”
Richard J. Smith was born in Luton, Bedfordshire, UK in 1955. He studied illustration at Luton School of Art to a high standard and graduated with a diploma in Technical & Scientific Illustration. He was soon offered a job as a medical artist at the John Radcliffe teaching hospital in Oxford. In 1978 he was painting for galleries as a full time artist with his depictions of wildlife and has gained an international reputation for his work and is best known for his superb paintings of fish and water.
He has exhibited at prestigious galleries such as the Tryon Gallery and W. H. Patersons in London, The Sportsman’s Edge Gallery in New York, The Call of Africa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and the Everard Reed Gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa. Richard has exhibited his paintings at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in the USA and the Natural History Museum and Tring Museum in Britain. He has sold at all the major auctions houses in London, such as Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Bonhams and Phillips. In the latter part of 2007. This edition of What me is limited to an edition of with having already been sold. This bronze is signed and is an AC (artists copy). The edition is limited to a run of 25 only of which already over two thirds of the edition have been sold.