Leon Polk Smith
15" x 11"
Anyone who knew Leon Polk Smith well was struck time and again by his force of character. As Robert Mead Jamieson. Smith’s assistant and companion of more than four decades, has often said summarizing their life together, “there was never a dull moment.” Smith (1906-1996) was a highly original artist who possessed all his mental faculties and considerable physical strength to the end of his long and productive life. He was also known for strong opinions, especially about art and politics, and had a quick temper, regarding which, most friends and acquaintances agreed, it was best not to be on the receiving end.
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