Requires Photography

Foraging

1864
Jacob Shaffer (American, 19th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.

Dimensions

Legacy: 13.2 x 17 cm (5 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Sheet: 15.3 x 19.1 cm (6 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1970.423

Medium or Technique

Color woodcut on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A “trick” picture in which many animals can be discovered hidden in the picture.

Inscription

Inscribed below: Enlered according to act of Congress in the year 1864 by Jacob Shaffer in the Clerk's office of the District court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. / FORAGING.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Hunt for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors, Drawings, and Prints, 1800-1875; June 8, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Hunt