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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) LIFE ON THE PRAIRIE. The Buffalo Hunt.

Auction:
2230
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907)

LIFE ON THE PRAIRIE. The Buffalo Hunt. 1862, (Conningham, 3527). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 21 1/4 x 29 1/2 in., in a molded maple frame. Condition: Margins of 1 1/4 in. or more, several repaired tears, all except one are within the margins, one about 1 1/2 in. into l.l. image, subtle toning, retouch to sky and margins.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 6 in the original "Best 50," and no. 30 in the "New Best 50" large folio.
Estimate $7,500-9,500

Keywords

American art, Currier and Ives