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by Charles Smith

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Year created: 2010
Original Size: 36" x 24"
Original Medium: Oil Work
Art Style: Realism-Representational
Art Subject: Transportation
Artist comment about this artwork: "late in the day at Topeka Kansas Union Station as the Union Pacifics Pacific Limited awaits departure for points west and finally the coast in this scene from the late 1940s".
Art by the Artist Charles Smith From Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

Mainline steam,first generation diesels were fimiliar to C.L.Smith as visits to open pit mining and ports of the Great Lakes. Raised in a railway family with close ties to coal and iron mining he witnessed America's heavy industries at work. Returning from military service he started painting while working in industry, studying the great industrial illustrators Walter Greene and Wiliam H.Foster. Conveying a drama of light and motion he developed his own style of images. working in oil, with the primary focus on railways, marine and aircraft. Credits: International Railway Art Exhibition Boston 1986, Winsor & Newton International Competition 1993, Award of Merit , Bosque Conservatory, Clifton, Texas 1998. Numerous one man shows to include The Union League Club of Chicago 2009. His paintings have appeared in the publications of Vintage Rails, Narrow Gauge Gazette, Interurban Press, and the A & E DVD "When Giants Roamed". Limited commissions are accepted. He is a founding member of the American Society of Railway Artists, member of, Center for Railroad Photography & Art, and Oil Painters of America. C.L. Smith is represented in the Chicago area by the Brigantine Gallery 734 Ogden Ave, Downers Grove Ill 60515 1-630-663-0399

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