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Currier & Ives Holidays in the Country

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Currier & Ives Holidays in the Country

Lot 0081 Details

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CURRIER, Nathaniel (1813–1888) and IVES, James Merritt (1824–1895).Holidays in the Country, Troublesome Flies.Lithograph with original hand color.New York: Currier & Ives, 1868.18 1/2" x 25 1/2" visible, 32 1/2" x 40" framed.Comparable: Swann Galleries, 2017 - $1,170.In this farm scene, a black man naps in a barn interior on top of a large wooden chest, while two white boys mischievously tickle his head with hay straws, causing the man to wave his arms to swat away "the flies." At left, two horses are in their horse stalls, while chickens roam about the central interior (and barnyard beyond); a dog and her puppies are at the right. A youngster holding the barn door looks on in amusement. Visible beyond the open door are cows standing in a pond, and a farmhouse in the background (MET archives).
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Currier & Ives Holidays in the Country

Estimate $1,200 - $2,000
Jul 25, 2020
Starting Price $800
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0081: Currier & Ives Holidays in the Country

Sold for $1,100
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Est. $1,200 - $2,000Starting Price $800
Arader Galleries July 25th Auction
Sat, Jul 25, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0081 Details

Description
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CURRIER, Nathaniel (1813–1888) and IVES, James Merritt (1824–1895).Holidays in the Country, Troublesome Flies.Lithograph with original hand color.New York: Currier & Ives, 1868.18 1/2" x 25 1/2" visible, 32 1/2" x 40" framed.Comparable: Swann Galleries, 2017 - $1,170.In this farm scene, a black man naps in a barn interior on top of a large wooden chest, while two white boys mischievously tickle his head with hay straws, causing the man to wave his arms to swat away "the flies." At left, two horses are in their horse stalls, while chickens roam about the central interior (and barnyard beyond); a dog and her puppies are at the right. A youngster holding the barn door looks on in amusement. Visible beyond the open door are cows standing in a pond, and a farmhouse in the background (MET archives).

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