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.
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.