Joshua (William Joshua) Smith (1905-95) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in New South Wales in 1905, Smith is known not only for his painting, but for the controversial portrait painted of him by Sir William Dobell, and which won the Archibald Prize in 1943. Joshua Smith himself won the Archibald Prize in 1944. His works are represented in the Art Gallery of NSW. He died in 1995. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Poppies (Circa 1930)
Highest Price:
Poppies (Circa 1930)
Oil on canvas on composition board, 53 x 40 cm
The Denis Savill Collection of Australian Art, Sotheby's, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings6823A$17,080 N/A
Works on Paper53A$863 N/A

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