"Cerito in the Sylphid"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-7507

Description

Color lithograph of butterfly-winged woman flying above a lake with mountains in the background. Under glass in wide mahogany frame. Pine board backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

color lithographs
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
allegory (artistic device)
lithography
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Lithography
Allegory
Print

Inscription

"LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER, Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by Sarony & Major; in the Clerk's office of the District Court, of the Southern District of N.Y. 158 NASSAU ST. COR. OF SPRUCE N.Y./ CERITO IN THE SYLPHIDE" (Black text)

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Lithographer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16.375 x 12.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.448

Date

1846 (After)

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