antique prints, maps and watercolors

American Homestead Winter. New York: Currier and Ives, 1868. $795.00

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"American Homestead Winter"

This lovely lithograph of American country life was included in a series of four views of the seasons by the famous team of Nathaniel Currier and James Ives. It is a quintessentially American antique print from its title to their subject to their publication in New York City by Currier and Ives “printmakers to the American people.” Each image in the series was deemed by the American Historical Print Collector’s Society to be important enough to be included in their new “Best Fifty” listing of the publisher’s small folio lithographs.

The quintessential farm winter scene with a horse drawn sleigh in the foreground and a farmer, closely followed by his dog, carrying wood back to the house. There is a small shed to the left where a young man is feeding chickens and ducks and a cow stands nearby.

Sheet measures 10 x 14 inches.
Hand colored lithograph.
Beautifully preserved original coloring.
Very good condition save minor staining in upper margin. Area reinforced from verso.

Note: Our 4 lithographs of the 4 seasons are available for purchase as a set for a reduced price of $2500.