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Wed, Nov 16, 2022 11:00AM EST
Lot 204

Currier & Ives "The Life of a Trapper" Print

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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Currier and Ives, United States. Lithograph titled "The Life of a Trapper: A Sudden Halt," depicting a group of mounted trappers coming to a quick stop behind a hill while a group of Native Americans ride past in the background, 1866.

Literature: Gale Research Company, "Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne," Volume 1: A-N (Gale Research Company: Detroit, 1984). Number 3795, page 404.

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: 19 1/2 in x width: 27 in. Framed; height: 29 3/4 in x width: 36 3/4 in.

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