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Lot 208

Currier & Ives "A Tight Fix" Print

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000

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After Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (American/British, 1819-1905) for Currier and Ives, United States. Color lithograph titled "The Life of a Hunter: 'A Tight Fix'," depicting a pair of hunters confronting an attacking bear in a snowy, wooded landscape, 1861.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 1: A-N (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 3790, page 403.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Ohio.

Currier and Ives was founded by Nathaniel Currier (American, 1813-1888) in 1835 as "the Grand Central Depot for Cheap and Popular Prints," but changed its name with the addition of James Merritt Ives (American, 1824-1895) in 1857. The company created over 7000 popular lithographs depicting American life until 1907.

Sight; height: 21 in x width: 29 in. Framed; height: 26 3/4 in x width: 34 3/4 in. Please contact us for a detailed condition report. Please note that the lack of a condition statement does not imply perfect condition. Email condition@revereauctions.com with any condition questions.

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