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Lot 574

Currier & Ives "Sunrise on Lake Saranac" Print

Estimate: $300 - $600

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Currier and Ives, United States. Hand-colored lithograph titled "Sunrise on Lake Saranac" depicting an idyllic mountain landscape with two deer in a lake and a flock of waterfowl against a beautiful yellow sunrise, 1860.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 2: O-Z (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 6361, page 646.

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.

Image; height; 18 1/2 in x width: 27 1/8 in. Margins; top: 1 1/4 in x bottom: 1 7/8 in x left: 1 3/8 in x right: 1 3/8 in. Sheet; height: 22 in x width: 30 in.

Condition

The sheet is toned. There are some uneven discolorations throughout. Some light wear along the edges. Restorations evident under UV light and from the verso along the lower left corner. Toning to the verso. There are two pieces of tape affixed to the verso along the upper left and right corners. The print is not framed.

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