In 1939, Athol Shmith moved to a studio at the 'Paris end' of Collins Street. The studio, located in the Rue de la Paix building, had originally been fitted out for Helena Rubenstein, and retained her elegant powder blue and deep pink fittings.
Born Germany 1920
Worked in Australia 1940-57
England, France, Italy and United States from (1950s)
Collection of Joyce Evans
National Gallery of Victoria