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"Trotting Cracks" on the Snow

Artist:
Louis Maurer (American (born Germany), Biebrich 1832–1932 New York)
Publisher:
Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Date:
1858
Medium:
Hand-colored lithograph with tint stone
Dimensions:
Image: 16 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. (42.9 x 70.8 cm) Sheet: 21 1/16 x 27 13/16 in. (53.5 x 70.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adele S. Colgate, 1962
Accession Number:
63.550.28
Not on view
Signature: signed in stone within image at lower right: "L. Maurer"

Inscription: in stone, below image at center: "Entered...1858 by Currier & Ives....New York"; below image, horses names: "Pcohontas, Lancet, Prince, Grey Eddy, General Darcy, Flora Temple, Lantern, Lady Woodruff, Brown Dick, Alice Grey, Stella"
Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962); Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 3849; Conningham 1970, 6170; Gale 6652
Harry T. Peters Currier & Ives, Printmakers to the American People. 2 vols., Garden City, NY, 1931, cat. no. 3849.

Frederick A. Conningham, Colin Simkin Currier & Ives prints; an illustrated check list. Crown Publishers, New York, 1970, cat. no. 6170.

Gale Research Company, Bernard F. Reilly Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merritt Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1984, cat. no. 6652.



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