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American Country Life. : Summers Evening.

  • ARTIST: Fanny Palmer

  • PUBLISHER: New York, Published by N. Currier, 152 Nassau Street.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1855.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 16 3/4 x 23 13/16" (42.5 x 60.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: F. F. Palmer, del. Offering one from a series depicting country landscapes through the four seasons. The others are May Morning, October Afternoon and Pleasures of Winter. Harry Peters credits F. F. Palmer with creating the most attractive and decorative Currier & Ives prints (Currier & Ives, I, 136). It is a fine example of the celebration of idyllic country life.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save for tear in upper margin, 1 1/4" into image.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #124. Gale #137.