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Forest Scene, Summer

Forest Scene Summer is a serene example of a decorative Currier & Ives print. No specific subject matter is addressed, other than the majesty of rugged mountains and dense forest. Moss covered old growth trees shade the foreground of the picture. In the distance the sun breaks through a clearing, shining on a herd of deer as they move into a deep valley. Peaceful representations of wilderness captured the imagination of customers and created a complex image of the frontier as not only bursting with adventure but also one which filled the senses with wonder.

Date: Undated

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 15 x 11 1/8 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-144
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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