Thomas Smith (English painter)
Thomas Smith (died 12 September 1767), also known as Thomas Smith of Derby, was a landscape painter and father of John Raphael Smith and miniaturist painter Thomas Corregio Smith. Smith painted many landscapes including historic houses like Chatsworth and views of the Lake District.
Smith's 1751 painting "An Extensive Landscape with Hunting Party" was sold for over $67,000 at an auction at Sotheby's. He painted the picture in 1751, a year before his son was born and sixteen years before his death.
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- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "John Raphael Smith". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press..
- Fraser, David. "Smith, Thomas". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/25914. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- DerbyshireUK.net accessed 17 February 2008
- Thomas Smith, Your Paintiungs, BBC, accessed September 2011
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