D. Murray Smith

David Murray Smith (1865-1952), or D. Murray Smith, is a painter and illustrator. Smith was born on 4 July 1865 in Edinburgh. He attended George Watson's College, Edinburgh, the Edinburgh School of Art, and the Royal Scottish Academy School of painting. Smith moved to London in 1895. He exhibited with the Royal Society, the Royal Society of British Artists, and the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours. He was elected to the Royal Society of British Artists in 1905, the Royal Watercolour Society in 1916, and the Royal Watercolor Society in 1933. Smith married Katie Hogg. He died on 29 May 1952.

Further Reading:


“David Murray Smith RBA RWS (1865-1952).” Calton Gallery, Edinburgh. Web. 6 Oct. 2013.


Waters, Grant M.. “Smith, David Murray, R.W.S. (1865–1952).” Dictionary of British Artists Working 1900- 1950. Eastbourne: Eastbourne Fine Art, 1975. 305. Print.

Illustrations by D. Murray Smith



Atthat203 At that instant a vivid flash... turned the darkness into the most brilliant day. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Comelife309 'Come, life unending, I have conquered death!'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Didi262 'Did I not tell you that this evil woman would bring evil news?'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Fatherthey162 'Father, they are cruel terms'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920

Herethey185 Here they stopped for a moment to look at the vast expanse or ocean.. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Hildahilda19 'Hilda, Hilda, here I am!'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Howoften91 'How often, Angela, have I asked you not to stare me out of countenance'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Murderer58 'Murderer!'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920

Philipyoufrontispiece 'Philip, you have heard my words; in your charge I leave the child.'. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Shelay371 She lay there before the stone symbol of inexorable judgment.. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Theyobserved231 They observed a signal of distress. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920
Whatare129 'What are they?' said Philip.. Dawn. The Silver Library; New Impression. 1920