Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith R.C.A.

Rapid Above Niagara Falls, 1881

watercolour
5x8.5 in.
SOLD
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signed and dated lower left

Provenance
Private collection, Ottawa;
Masters Gallery Ltd., Calgary;
Private collection, Calgary

 

FM Bell-Smith (1846-1923) Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith was born in London, the son of John Bell-Smith. He attended South Kensington Art Schools in London and The Academie Colarossi in Paris; he studied under both his father and Alexander Harrison. He came to Montreal in 1866, and worked as a photographer. He…