Print (Lithograph)

  • Title:

    ON A POINT.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Nathaniel Currier (Lithographer and publisher)

    Fanny F. Palmer (Designer)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1855

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper

  • Techniques:

    Lithography, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    2000.0019.178 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2000.0019.178 A

Object Name

Print (Lithograph)

Title

ON A POINT.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of C. Porter Schutt

Creator (Role)

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

Fanny F. Palmer (Designer)
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.

Place of Origin

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

Date

1855

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left ; N. CURRIER LITH.
2. Inscription; Lower right; F. PALMER DEL.

Subjects

Genre scene; Sporting pictures; Landscape; Estate or house view

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper

Techniques

Lithography, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

11.7 (H) , 16 (W) , 9.7 (Image H) , 14.8 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

29.6 (H) , 40.7 (W) , 9.7 (Image H) , 14.8 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Publisher Summary

Currier, Nathaniel

Publication Date

1855

Place of Publication

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

Watermark

unknown

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.3322, p.329.
[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. 4979, p. 504.