Description

    JAMES DAVID SMILLIE (American, 1833-1909)
    Entrance to a Normandy Farmyard, 1884
    Charcoal and white pastel on buff Canson Freres paper laid on board
    16-3/4 x 25-3/4 inches (42.5 x 65.4 cm)
    Signed, dated and inscribed lower left: JDSmillie [JDS in monogram] / Etretat Aug. 12 '84
    Board dimensions: 21 1/4 x 29 inches

    THE JEAN AND GRAHAM DEVOE WILLIFORD CHARITABLE TRUST

    PROVENANCE:
    Partial dealer's stock label on backing board, possibly Kennedy Galleries, New York.


    Estimate: $300 - $500.

    Condition Report*:

    Sheet laid down on board, possibly somewhat time toned. slight surface grime. Tidemark and old water stain along right side of the sheet extending 1 inch to 2 inches at top margin into the image on right side. Unmatted and unframed.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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