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Autumn Fruits

Collection of fruit including peaches, blackberries, plums, melon, grapes, pears and apples. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Autumn Fruits/ (12.8x17.10) 1861 - M"

The bounty of the American land is celebrated through this still life of fruit. The composition is well-balanced and beautifully colored with the dark grapes contrasting with the melon and echoed by the black raspberries in the foreground.

Date: 1861

Artists: Currier & Ives
Medium: Hand-colored lithograph
Measurements: 20 x 16 inches
Access Number: 2004-D03-602
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds

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