Boy Reading

Reading Boy by Archer L Smith
Reading Boy

Post 1900

Boy Reading


MATERIALS: Watercolour 

DIMENSIONS: 6.75″ x 5″ (17.5 cm x 12.5 cm)

PROVENANCE: In a portfolio of paintings as part of the private family collection, UK.

INSCRIPTIONS: Inscribed with initials bottom right .

CONDITION: This painting is in excellent condition, but presently not mounted in a frame.

This portrait painting of a boy is well observed; It depicts a boy in a green jumper and long shorts reading a book or made be, could he be sketching?. There is a lovely cast shadow on the wall behind the boy.

It is not known who the subject is, but could be one of Archer’s nephews, as he didn’t have any children of his own.


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It is anticipated that some of Archer's paintings will be available to purchase as limited edition prints in the future. In the meantime permission has been granted to Paradis Terrestre Greeting Cards to produce high quality greeting cards from some of Archer's paintings.


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