Hassel Smith was born in 1915 in Sturgis, Michigan and died in 2007 in Wiltshire, England. Smith completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University and graduate studies at California School of Fine Arts (San Francisco Art Institute). His work is held in numerous collections, including the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Crocker Art Museum, the Oakland Museum of California, Portland Museum of Art, Tate Modern, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Gift of Frank Hamilton
Oil on canvas
69 × 45 7/8 in. (175.3 × 116.5 cm); Framed: 70 1/8 × 47 1/4 × 2 1/4 in. (178.1 × 120 × 5.7 cm)