The Surprise

1858
After Leonard Maurer (American, 1912–1976), Publisher Currier and Ives (American, 1857–1904)


Catalogue Raisonné

Conningham 5900; Bland p. 250; Peters vol. I 1571, vol. II p. 371

Dimensions

Image: 45.1 x 64.8 cm (17 3/4 x 25 1/2 in.); Sheet: 54.9 x 73.8 cm (21 5/8 x 29 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.915

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, hand-colored on wove paper

Not On View

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Peters, 1571. (Bev. B. 998). After L. Maurer. Lithograph, hand-colored, 1858.

Inscription

Recto: Printed, l.l.: L. MAURER, DEL.; Printed, l.c.: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1858, BY CURRIER & IVES, IN THE CLERK'S OFFICES OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK. / THE SURPRISE. / NEW YORK, PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 152 NASSAU STREET.; Printed, l.r.: LITH BY CURRIER & IVES N.Y.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler, in 1933

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler