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Lot 570

Currier & Ives "Am. Winter Sports: Deer Shooting"

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Louis Maurer (German/American, 1832-1932). for Nathaniel Currier, United States. Hand-colored lithograph titled "American Winter Sports: Deer Shooting 'On the Shattagee' (Northern New York)" depicting a scene of two hunters taking aim at a herd of deer just across a frozen river.

Provenance: Distinguished Corporate Collection, Ohio.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 1: A-N (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 0223, page 27.

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.

Image; height: 17 5/8 in x width: 25 3/4 in. Margins; top: 1 1/4 in x bottom: 2 in x left: 1 1/4 in x right: 1 1/4 in. Sheet; height: 21 in x width: 28 1/4 in.

Condition

The sheet is toned. There is a small tear along the lower left corner; it is repaired with tape affixed to the verso. There is a tear along the upper center edge. Some wear along the edges. Uneven toning to the verso. Some areas of soiling. There are two spots of tape affixed to the verso along the upper left and right corners. No signs of restoration when viewed under UV light. The work is not framed.

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