Going for Him, Currier & Ives

D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts

Two white dogs aside one brown dog all at center chasing an animal which is headed down into a hole. Fourth dog is in doorway in background. Companion to Who’s Afraid of You? (2004.D03.632 FAC #6648).

Currier & Ives often printed images in pairs. Going for Him is a companion print to Who’s Afraid of You?, which can also be found in this exhibition. The two prints capture succeeding moments of a chase between several young puppies and a rogue barn rodent. This scene shows the tail-end of a rat as he slips between the floor boards of the barn. In the scene that follows, the rodent looks back at the young hunters as if to mock them.

Object Creator
Currier & Ives (American, 1834-1907)
Object Creation Date
Hand-colored lithograph
16 x 13 inches
Gift of Lenore B. and Sidney A. Alpert supplemented with Museum Acquistions Funds
Accession Number
On View?
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