A Shoreless Sea

James David Smillieca. 1895

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University


  • Title: A Shoreless Sea
  • Creator: James David Smillie
  • Date Created: ca. 1895
  • Subject Keywords: marine views
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1994
  • Materials & Techniques: Mezzotint on buff wove with recto tinted in pink
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: Probably printed by Charles Mielatz. According to Weitenkampf, this "unfinished plate" was described by Mielatz as "the best he ever did."
  • Dimensions: 1909
  • Bibliography: F. Weitenkampf, “American Graphic Art” (1924), p. 97; C. Wax, “The Mezzotint” (1990), p. 145
  • Associated People: Created by James David Smillie (American, 1833-1909)
  • Accession Number: 1994.14.3