Edmund Hodgson Smart

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Edmund Hodgson Smart
Edmund Hodgson Smart circa 1922.jpg
Smart circa 1922
Alnwick, England
Died1942 (aged 68–69)

Edmund Hodgson Smart (1873–1942) was a nineteenth and twentieth-century British painter most noted for his portraits of world leaders. He was born in Alnwick, England. He studied art at the Antwerp Academy in Belgium, at the Académie Julian in Paris, and under Sir Hubert von Herkomer in England.[1]

His painting Dawn (1907) was given to the Smithsonian Institution by the artist and is in their public collection.[2]

Select Works[edit]

Dawn, 1907
Smart standing next to his portrait of U.S. President Warren G. Harding


  1. ^ "SMART, Edmund Hodgson". The International Who's Who in the World. 1912. pp. 961–962.
  2. ^ a b Search Collections - Dawn 1907 Edmund Hodgson Smart, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Retrieved 2014-01-12.