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Fording the River

Riverbank scene. Cattle and goats drinking in river. Man and boy on horse in river, wagon approaching right side toward river. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Fording the River/ (10.6 x 14.15) - S "

The riverbank scene depicted in Fording the River exemplifies the bucolic imagery that Currier & Ives often featured in their prints of the American countryside. Westward expansion revealed many beautiful scenes waiting to be enjoyed.


Date: Undated

Artists: Currier, Nathaniel
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 17 1/4 x 13 3/4 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-282
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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