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1998.900.1 (RS22705)

Description

Prang chromolithograph of a basket of cherries spilled out onto the dirt before a brown basket. Leaves and grass surround the basket. Mounted in a 3 in. dark wood and gold frame.

Details

Maker
L. Prang & Co. (Maker)
After Granbery, V. (Artist)
Date
1867
Inscriptions
Printed at the bottom of the print: ""L. Prang of Bobean V. Granbery/ L.A. Babcock, Chromo"" On the back of the print, there are two labels. The one on the left reads: ""Prang's/ American Chromos./ Cherries and Basket./ After V. Granbery./ Chromo-lithograph and Published by/ L. Prang & Co.,/ No. 159 Washington Street...Boston/ Entered according to Act of Congress. In the year 1867, by L. Prang & Co., in the Clerk's/ Office of the District Court of the District of Mass."" The label on the right reads: ""A List of/ Prang's American Chromos/ June 1, 1868""--a list of 28 chromos follows.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cherry (wood)
chromolithography
supports (artists' materials)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
baskets (containers)
Cherry
cherry (wood)
Chromo Lithograph
chromolithography
Fruit Basket
Particle Board
PICTURE
prints (visual works)
supports (artists' materials)
Dimensions
19.5 x 24.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.900.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19113

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