Salvador Dali - Currier & Ives - American Yachting Scene
Salvador Dali American Yachting Scene
Salvador Dali American Yachting Scene is a lithograph. It is from the Currier & Ives suite. The suite was published in 1971. Phyllis Lucas of New York published the suite. The price catalogue lists the works individually. The prices range from $2,500 to $5,000. Thus, it is rare to find a complete suite together. Our suite contains all but the frontispiece. The frontispiece was published separately.
History of Currier & Ives
Nathaniel Currier was 22 years old when he established his printing business. The location was 1 Wall Street. The business grew rapidly. In 1852 he hired James Ives as a bookkeeper. Ives was a great help to the rapidly expanding business and his work merited a promotion. He became a partner is 1857. His idea as to what was salable made him an invaluable addition to the firm. This partnership became knows as Currier & Ives. This partnership became knows as Currier & Ives.
They published about 11,000 prints depicting every phase of life and progress in the US during its greatest period of growth. Currier & Ives prints cover an endless variety of subject matter. Dali created six individual lithographs of Currier & Ives prints.
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Available for sale are:
1) The complete set of the Currier & Ives suite is Available.
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