Watercolour, signed with initials
7 x 9 in.
William Collingwood Smith was a painter of genre and historical subjects and son and pupil of William Collingwood Smith. He exhibited from 1870 at the Royal Academy . He inherited his father's gift for watercolour and many of his drawings were executed in the neighbourhood of Chichester. In his early days he executed some genre pictures. He was a discriminating collector of Japanese, Egyptian and Persian antiquities.