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The Farm Lane

July 1880
James David Smillie (American, 1833–1909)


Catalogue Raisonné

Witthoft 002 ii-iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 12 x 17.1 cm (4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

K1994

Medium or Technique

Etching, working proof of second state with hand additions in graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Additions in graphite indicating changes to be made in state three: darker sky, upper right and larger tree, center right background

Inscription

In graphite, u.l.: no.3; l.r.: Smillie/ no.1; left of road: no.1 Jan 1877; in margin, l.r.: July 1880

Provenance

Gift of the artist to Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900, first curator of prints at MFA), June 3, 1890; his gift to MFA, October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler