01-28-2011 01-28-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2535B Boston
January 28, 2011 12:00 PMCalender

George Henry Smillie (American, 1840-1921) Coastal Scene

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2535B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 28, 2011 12:00PM


George Henry Smillie (American, 1840-1921)

Coastal Scene
Signed and dated "Geo. H. Smillie N.A. 1900" l.l.
Oil on canvas, 30 1/4 x 40 in. (76.5 x 101.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure, varnish inconsistencies, surface grime.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Areas of craquelure in impasto in the sky, particularly in the clouds in u.l. quadrant in an area measuring 9 x 7 inches overall, and in the upper center measuring 4 x 3 inches overall. Canvas deformation in upper corners; discolored, spotty varnish; surface grime.


George Henry Smillie, H. Smillie N.A.