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) View of Venice

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


George Henry Smillie (American, 1840-1921)

View of Venice
Signed "Geo. H. Smillie- A.W.C.S." l.l.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, sight size 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Sheet measures 10 3/4 x 15 inches, and is laid down on a cardboard mount measuring 14 1/4 x 18 1/8 inches. Glue residue around edges of mount, where the window mat had been affixed, does not affect the sheet. Graphite crop lines about 1/2 in. in on all four edges of sheet. Mount is inscribed "Venetian Boats/by Geo. H. Smillie" in pencil, verso. Toning and acid burn to the reverse of the mount.


George Henry Smillie