Stan Smith - the human figure

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Stan Smith - the human figure - Pretty girl by the window

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Stan Smith - the human figure - On reflection

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Stan Smith - the human figure - Tying up the hair

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Stan Smith - the human figure - Italian splash (two figures)

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Stan Smith - the human figure - A window in Paris
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Stan Smith - the human figure - In the Bathroom
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About the artist

Few 20th century artists display greater enthusiasm and deftness at portraying the human figure than Stan Smith.

Stan Smith was born in 1929 and grew up in a working class family in Hull. Apart from his natural talent for drawing, which he showed early on, few would have predicted the rough, tough baker’s son would become Head of Fine Art at Oxford’s Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Honorary Life President of The London Group, Member of the Royal Watercolour Society, Chairman of the Chelsea Arts Club - and a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy.

While most of his figure studies are female nudes, and the artist himself was an ebulliently heterosexual man, eroticism actually plays just a very minor role. It is light rather than lust that illuminates his work.

You can view more of his work at Stan Smith - places and spaces and Smith, Stan - illustrations, sketches, etc

Please note that the pictures are not shown to scale. Check the dimensions provided if you need accurate measurements.


A light hearted two minute video showing a selection of Stan Smith's oil paintings and watercolours of the female figure.

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The Works

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Triple Image

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Knickers and sandals

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Red skirt, blue shoes
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Summer in Oxfordshire
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Yellow blind
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Girl on a train (homage to Augustus Egg)

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Waterfall with two figures

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Steam and cream

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Morning glory

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Waterfall (study)
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Dominique (blue)
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Study for Yellow Blind
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Making a splash
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Morning bath
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Corinthian Strip

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Double self portrait
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Self Portrait
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Upskirt (limited edition)
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Self portrait a bit tight

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French interior (nude study)
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Italian splash (two figures)

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Italian splash (single figure)
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Morning in Paris
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Tying up the hair

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Blue camisole

£150

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The Soloist
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Kick

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Cherry red

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Blue/pink nude

£175

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Window in Bussana Vecchia
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Swimmer

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Girl by a window
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Across the river
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Bamboo light
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Bamboo light (female figure sitting on the floor)
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The Yawn
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Split light

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On reflection

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Linda

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Black stockings

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Sitting at the table
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A window in Paris
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Splash Study
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At prayer

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At the window

£195

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Getting ready
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Nude in Garden

£120

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In the Bathroom
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Runner

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Runner II

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Pretty girl by the window

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Mirror image

£295

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Study for Summer in Oxfordshire
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Study of a head in the classical style

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Three bathers
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