Portrait of Luman Reed (After A.B. Durand) by James David Smillie

Portrait of Luman Reed  (After A.B. Durand) by James David Smillie

Portrait of Luman Reed (After A.B. Durand)

James David Smillie

Title

Portrait of Luman Reed (After A.B. Durand)

 
Artist
Year
1894  
Technique
etching 
Image Size
5 3/4 x 4" 
Signature
lower right pencil 
Edition Size
2 or 3 proofs 
Annotations
lower l corner: See NOTES 
Reference
NYPL 76; Witthoft 79 
Paper
fine antique-white wove 
State
i/ii 
Publisher
unpublished (see NOTES) 
Inventory ID
4045 
Price
$900.00 
Description
Smillie notes: in lower left corner: " 1 in Ex. / Portrait of Luman Reed / Etching for John Durand / for Life & Times of A.B. Durand. / The plate did not please him / and it was not used. This is the only pf. I have and I do not know of any others." Luman Reed was a successful New York merchant and great patron of the arts.