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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888) AMERICAN FARM SCENES No. 4.

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2509
Lot:
1172
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

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Nathaniel Currier, publisher (American, 1813-1888)

AMERICAN FARM SCENES No. 4., 1853 (Conningham, 136). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Large folio lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 18 3/8 x 24 1/2 in., in a contemporary burl veneer frame. Condition: Margins 3/8 in. or more, repaired tears into image u.c., u.r., and l.r., work applied to conservation paper, light toning.

Provenance: Reportedly bought at Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston.

Note: This lithograph ranks no. 13 in the original "Best 50," and no. 8 in the "New Best 50," large folio.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Tears: u.c.- two tears, 3 1/2, 1 1/4 in. into image in sky, u.r. "U" shaped 1/2 in. into image in sky, at l.r. is a split tear 1/2 in. lg. into image and and 2 1/2 in. horizontallly into image about 1/8 in. dee.p

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