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James David Smillie  American  1833 -1909
Born: New York New York  
Died: New York New York  
Active: New York New York  
Europe   1860s
  France 1884
Addresses:  New York New York  1864-1898 
Studied: University of City of New York 
National Academy of Design 
Instructors: James Smillie 
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1857, 1867-1869, 1885
Brooklyn Art Association 1863-1885
National Academy of Design 1853, 1864-1905
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 
Boston Art Club 1881-1898
Art Institute of Chicago 1889-1911
Corcoran Gallery 1907
Jill Newhouse, NYC 1981
Parrish Art Museum 1984 (
Examples of Work: Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas 
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
New York Public Library 
Oakland Museum 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: Century Association 
National Academy of Design ANA 1865; NA 1876
American Watercolor Society (founder, 1867; president, 1873-1879)
New York Etching Club (founder, 1877; sec./treasurer, 1877-79)
Teaching Positions: National Academy of Design 1868; 1894-1903
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James David Smillie was the eldest son in a family of engravers and painters. His etchings, dry points, aquatints and lithographs were probably his most significant contribution to the art of his period, but later in his caree... (More)

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