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    Self-portrait of Grace Cossington Smith, 1951, by Smith, Grace Cossington
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Smith, Grace Cossington (1892 - 1984)

OBE, AO

Born
1892
Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
24 December 1984
Occupation
Artist

Summary

Grace Cossington Smith had her first solo exhibition in 1928, and her work was reproduced in Art in Australia. She painted landscapes, streetscapes, and native flowers as well as interior paintings. Between 1932 and 1977, she held eighteen solo exhibitions, and in 1973 the Art Gallery of New South Wales held a retrospective exhibition of her work.

Sources used to compile this entry: Thomas, Daniel, 'Smith, Grace Cossington (1892-1984)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110664b.htm.

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Title
Self-portrait of Grace Cossington Smith
Type
Image
Date
1951
Creator
Smith, Grace Cossington

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