Pigeon Shooting. Playing the Decoy

1862
After Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (American, 1819–1905), Publisher Currier and Ives (American, 1857–1904)


Catalogue Raisonné

Conningham 4780; Bland p. 204; Peters 3330 (San. B. 201)

Dimensions

Image: 48 x 69.8 cm (18 7/8 x 27 1/2 in.) Sheet: 59.8 x 80.3 cm (23 9/16 x 31 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.911

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, hand-colored on wove paper

Not On View

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Inscription

Recto: Printed, l.l.: PAINTED BY A.F. TAIT.; Printed l.c.: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS, IN THE YEAR 1862, BY CURRIER & IVES, IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT, OF THE UNITED STATES, FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. / PIGEON SHOOTING. / "Playing the decoy." -- / NEW YORK, PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 152 NASSAU St.; Printed l.r.: LITH. CURRIER & IVES, N.Y.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler, in 1933

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler