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Currier & Ives, publishers (American, 1857-1907) ACROSS THE CONTINENT. "WESTWARD THE COURSE OF EMPIRE TAKES ITS WAY."

Auction:
2230
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$28,200$24,000

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

Description:

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

ACROSS THE CONTINENT. "WESTWARD THE COURSE OF EMPIRE TAKES ITS WAY." 1868, (Conningham 33). Identified by inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, sheet size 23 1/2 x 31 3/4 in., in a molded maple frame. Condition: Margins of 2 1/4 in. or more, light toning most prevalent in the margins, minor foxing, repaired tear u.r., tape residue c.l. edge, and at top of verso.

Note: This lithograph ranked no. 19 in the original "Best 50," and no. 4 in the "New Best 50" large folio

Exhibitions: Milwaukee Art Museum "Currier & Ives: Best Fifty Revisited," June 8 to September 16, 1990. Exhibition label affixed to reverse of frame.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Milwaukee Art Museum, ACROSS THE CONTINENT, American art, Currier and Ives