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Brook Trout Fishing. "An Anxious Moment"

Man in brook readying to cast line. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Brook Trout Fishing / "An Anxious Moment"/ (18.10x27.2) 1862 (New Best 50) - L"

As an avid sportsman and artist, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait provided Currier & Ives with first-hand images of hunting and fishing. In this print, the fisherman is dressed in the latest fashion for the sport. The day's successful catch is displayed on the riverbank next to him and he cautiously reels in another fish.

Date: 1862

Artists: Currier & Ives, Painted by A. F. Tait on stone by C. H. Parsons (lower left)
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 29 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-490
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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