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Currier & Ives

Auction:
2062
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$863$750

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Auction:
Sale #2062 - 2062
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
March 11, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) and Frances Flora (Fanny) Palmer, lithographer (American, c. 1812-1876) "Staten Island and the Narrows from Fort Hamilton," 1861, (Conningham, 5715). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring heightened with gum arabic on paper, sheet size 19 x 23 5/8 in., with walnut frame. Condition: Margins 1 3/4-inch or more, stains in margin and upper center image, tears to lower margin, scattered fox marks, toning.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Fort Hamilton, Staten Island, Frances Flora (Fanny) Palmer, American art, Currier and Ives, Fanny, Hand-colouring