Whimsical portrait of a girl with red-hair. An old index card on the back reads this is an early work by Bracy Smith reflecting the Fauve influence and that this is a portrait of Dauphinepainted circa 1911 signed with his monogram. Measuring 20 x 22 framed painting only 14 x 16 inches. Fine condition. Matthew Arnold Bracy Smith, (born October 22, 1879, Halifax, Yorkshire, England died September 29, 1959.Sir Matthew Smith, CBE was a British painter of nudes, still-life and landscape. He studied design at the Manchester School of Art and art at the Slade School of Art. Smith studied under Henri Matisse in Paris and acquired an interest in Fauvism. During World War I, he was wounded at the Battle of PasschendaeleFrom a Prominent California Collection.