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Erik Smith (1914-1972):
Kit Bag, c.1940
Framed (ref: 7299)
Etching, artist’s proof
6 ¼ x 5 in. (16 x 12.5 cm)
Exhibited: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Morley College London, 28 October -23 November 2016, cat 72.
Literature: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2016, cat 72, page 111.
Smith attended the Royal College of Art 1937-39, until interrupted by the outbreak of WW2. He returned after the war to complete his course, 1945-47.