Dream of Arcadia

James Smillie after Thomas Cole1850

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Middletown, United States


  • Title: Dream of Arcadia
  • Creator: James Smillie after Thomas Cole
  • Date Created: 1850
  • Subject Keywords: American Studies, Classical, landscapes (representations)
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed in plate, lower right: “Engraved by James Smillie”; inscribed along lower edge: “Southern District of NY ©1851 by American Art-Union”
  • Set or Series Title: Gallery of American Art, No. 1
  • 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 donated by John E. Andrus III (B.A. Wesleyan 1933), 1994
  • Materials & Techniques: Etching and engraving on buff wove paper
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Edition: From the American Art-Union’s “Gallery of American Art, No. 1.” Printed by W.E. Smith; published by American Art-Union, 497 Broadway, New York
  • Dimensions: 1885
  • Bibliography: Mann, American Art-Union (1977), p. 67
  • Associated People: Created by James Smillie (American, 1807-1885), After Thomas Cole (American, 1801-1848)
  • Accession Number: 1994.13.2.1

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