The Old Print Shop

East Rock, New Haven [and] West Rock, New Haven.

  • ARTIST: George Durrie

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Sarony & Co., New York.

  • MEDIUM: Three-stone lithographs with some handcoloring,

    DATE: 1853.

  • EDITION SIZE: East Rock 14 3/4 x 20 1/2 " (374 x 520 mm). West Rock 13 3/4 x 20 5/8" (338 x 524 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Two folio sized prints after the great Connecticut painter, George H. Durrie. Durrie is best remembered for his paintings of winter scenes, especially those that the lithographic firm of Currier & Ives used. As a pair. Napoleon Sarony got his start in lithography in the employment of Nathaniel Currier. Upon embarking in his own business in 1840, he proved to be a great success, playing a major role in lithography throughout the rest of the 19th century.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.