Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 222 (Sale info: $135.00).
"Born in New York City. First studied landscape engraving on steel with his father, James Smillie, N.A., and afterward studied in the National Academy, New York. First exhibited, 1865, at the National Academy. Elected A.N.A., 1866; N.A., 1876. Member of the American Water Color Society, of the new York Etching Club, and of the British Society of painters- etchers. Awarded a prize of $250 at the prize water color exhibition, held in New York in November, 1885." [P. XLIX.]
Illustrated Catalogue of the Art Gallery of the Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky. August 28 - October 23, 1886 Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz, Editor of National Academy Notes, Director of the Art Department. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 440-446 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky.
Artist address: 337 Fourth Ave., New York, New York.
Artist professional affiliation: National Academician; American Water Color Society (New York); New York Etching Club; B.S.P.E.