CURRIER & IVES (publishers) - After Francis F. PALMER
American Country Life. May Morning
New York: Currier & Ives, 1855. Lithograph, coloured by hand. (Two small tears to blank margins). Sheet size: 22 x 28 1/8 inches. bird's-eye maple with gold liner. 30 1/2 x 36 1/4 inches.
An idyllic scene of a successful American gentlemen, his wife and family in the country on a fine May morning, from an original by Fanny Palmer.
'A scene set before a country house. The building has a square tower, a canopied balcony, and arched windows. A lawn slopes down to a stone fence with a gate in it, in front of which in the foreground a man and boy looking at each other are riding on a brown horse and a white pony respectively. The sea is dotted with ships in the far right background' (Gale).
Conningham 121; Gale 134.