Print (Lithograph)

  • Title:

    LIFE ON THE PRAIRIE./ The Buffalo Hunt.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Currier & Ives (Lithographer and publisher)

    Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (Painter)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1862

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Lithography, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0155.074


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1953.0155.074

Object Name

Print (Lithograph)

Title

LIFE ON THE PRAIRIE./ The Buffalo Hunt.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

Currier & Ives (Lithographer and publisher)
1857-1907
References: Last, The Color Explosion, pp. 66-7; Peters, America on Stone. Listed in New York City directories: 152 Nassau Street and 2 Spruce Street, 1857-65 152 Nassau Street and 33 Spruce Street, 1866-72 125 Nassau Street and 33 Spruce Street, 1872-74 123 Nassau Street and 33 Spruce Street, 1874-77 115 Nassau Street and 33 Spruce Street, 1877-94 108 Fulton Street and 33 Spruce Street, 1894-96 33 Spruce Street, 1896-1907

Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (Painter)
08/05/1819-04/28/1905
References: Appleton's Cyclopedia.

Place of Origin

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1862

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right; LITH. CURRIER & IVES, N.Y.
2. Inscription; Lower left; PAINTED BY A.R. TAIT.
3. Inscription; Lower center; ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS, IN THE YEAR 1862, BY CURRIER & IVES, IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK.

Subjects

Genre scene; Landscape; Animals; Sporting pictures

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Lithography, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

21.4 (H) , 30.1 (W) , 19.8 (Image H) , 27 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

54.3 (H) , 76.4 (W) , 19.8 (Image H) , 27 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Old Catlaogue Card measurements - 28" x 20-3/8"

Publisher Summary

Currier & Ives

Publication Date

1862

Place of Publication

New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Coloring

Colored stones and hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Gale Research Company & Reilly, Bernard F. 1984 Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A Comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merrit Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1.
See p.404, no.3796.
[Book] Peters, Harry Twyford. 1929 Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols.
See p.257, no.1556.
[Catalogue] Delamaire, Marie-Stéphanie. 2016 Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives. 40
Published: p. 17