Print (Lithograph)

  • Title:

    WOODCOCK SHOOTING.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Currier (Lithographer)

    Fanny F. Palmer (Designer and lithographer)

    Currier & Ives (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1852

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Lithography, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    2000.0019.097 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2000.0019.097 A

Object Name

Print (Lithograph)

Title

WOODCOCK SHOOTING.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of C. Porter Schutt

Creator (Role)

Nathaniel Currier (Lithographer)
03/27/1813-11/20/1888

Fanny F. Palmer (Designer and lithographer)
1812-08/20/1876
Fanny Palmer began working for Nathaniel Currier (later Currier & Ives) about 1851, and is today credited with over 200 signed lithographs and countless others unsigned.

Currier & Ives (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

Place of Origin

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

Date

1852

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; LITH. OF N. CURRIER N.Y.
2. Inscription; Lower left, beneath image; FROM NATURE AND ON STONE BY F.F. PALMER.
3. Inscription; Lower center, beneath title; NEW YORK. PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 152 NASSAU STREET.
4. Inscription; Lower center, above title; Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y.

Subjects

Genre scene; Sporting pictures; Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Lithography, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

16.7 (H) , 23.9 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 20.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

42.3 (H) , 60.7 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 20.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Currier & Ives

Publication Date

1852

Place of Publication

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

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Peters, Harry Twyford. 1929 Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols.
Print listed as no.3359, pp.400-401.
[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. 2.
Print listed as cat. no.7321, p.758.