DescriptionJAMES 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
Partial dealer's stock label on backing board, possibly Kennedy Galleries, New York.
Estimate: $300 - $500.
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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