Salvador Dali - Currier & Ives - New York Central Park Winter
Salvador Dali New York Central Park Winter
Salvador Dali New York Central Park Winter is a lithograph. It is from the Currier & Ives suite. The suite was published in 1971. Phyllis Lucas of New York published the suite. The price catalogue list the works individually. The prices range from $2,500 to $5,000. Thus, it is rare to find a complete suite together.
History of Currier & Ives
Nathaniel Currier was 22 years old when he established is printing business at 1 Wall Street. As the business grew, he hired James Ives as a bookkeeper. This was in 1852. Ives was a great help to the rapidly expanding business and his work merited a promotion. He became a partner is 1857. His idea as to what was salable made him an invaluable addition to the firm. This partnership became known as Currier & Ives.
They published about 11,000 prints depicting every phase of life and progress in the US during its greatest period of growth. Currier & Ives prints cover an endless variety of subject matter. Dali created six individual lithographs of Currier & Ives prints. Each lithograph contains a miniature reproduction of the original Currier & Ives subject near the bottom of each lithograph.
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1) The complete set of the Currier & Ives suite is Available.
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