Currier and Ives


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Currier and Ives

makers of colorful lithographs of scenes of nature and outdoor recreation. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 699]
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It was a giant circular reed raft instead, according to a 19th-century illustration by Currier and Ives.
He also discusses china, silver, pewter, glass, Wedgwood, Currier and Ives, Shaker, a variety of chairs, and dolls.
I introduce this model with a short section on landscape, beginning with some images by Cole, Bierstadt, Adams, and Currier and Ives, to discuss in very general terms how they situate the viewer and what response they are likely to elicit.
Other impressive pieces include the Currier and Ives lithograph ``The Road - Winter,'' (nice fake snow and skaters in the audience); James Tissot's ``The Letter,'' with a young woman disappointed by her absent lover; John Sloan's ``South Beach Bathers''; and the gravity-defying surf shot, ``Cutting Glass.
Colonial sugarmakers used a heavy metal kettle over an open fire, a popular scene in Currier and Ives prints.
They look like runaways from a Currier and Ives print and, in fact, horses of this breed were the ones most often pictured in those quaint scenes.