Near Newburyport, 1882

George Henry Smillie (1840 - 1921)
Ink on paper
7¼ x 10 inches
Signed and dated lower right: Geo. H. Smillie_1882.; titled and inscribed below image: On the Merrimack near / Newburyport. / Size 19 x 33 inches. / Sketch for Calatogue [sic] Illustration / Return to Geo.H.Smillie 337 Fourth Ave., N.Y., / Picture purchased by Mr. Robt. Gordon / for Mr. Wm Lidderdale of London – / Eng.



Private collection, Connecticut

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On the Merrimack River, near Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1882, oil on canvas, 19 x 33 inches, signed and dated; Estate of Herbert W. Plimpton; formerly on long-term loan to the Mead Art Museum, Amherst, Massachusetts


The painting on which this drawing is based, now in the collection of Mead Art Museum, was exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1882 as number 356. This drawing was likely provided to the academy to be reproduced as an engraving in the exhibition catalogue.

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