American Hunting Scenes. “A Good Chance”, Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Two hunters in canoe, dog swimming alongside. Hunter at front of canoe readies to shoot a buck rising out of water and headed into woods along shore.

Artist Arthur Tait produced a series of prints for Currier & Ives that documented the transformation of hunting into the sport of gentlemen, complete with new, luxurious trappings. American Hunting Scenes. “A Good Chance,” shows two hunters in a canoe, one paddling while the other fires his rifle at a moose on shore. The scene is set in the Adirondack Mountains.

Object Creator
Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
Object Creation Date
1863
Medium
Hand-colored lithograph
Dimensions
30 x 21 3/4 inches
Credit
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
Accession Number
2004.D03.552
On View?
No
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