The Little Navigator
Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse, French, 1810 - 1879
after Lilly Martin Spencer, American, 1822 - 1902
Hand colored two-stone lithograph on wove paper
Image: 24 15/16 × 19 3/16 in. (63.3 × 48.7 cm)
Sheet: 32 1/2 × 23 1/2 in. (82.6 × 59.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund
William Schaus, New York
François Delarue, Paris
Place Made: United States, North America
Not on view
Signed, in stone, lower left: Lafosse; printed below image: Painted by L.M. SPENCER. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854 by W. Schaus, in the clerk’s Office of the district Court of the United States for the Southern district of New-York. Lith. By LAFOSSE.; printed below, lower left: New-York. Publd by W. SCHAUS, 749 Broadway; printed lower center: The little Navigator.; printed lower right: Imp. Fois Delarue, Paris; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse: 4 [probably nineteenth-century hand]; 7525- [possibly later hand]
ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Milspaugh, Fall 2013
ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Jonathan Mullins, Winter 2014
ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014
ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014
Bolton-Smith, Robin, and William H. Truettner, Lilly Martin Spencer 1822-1902: The Joys of Sentiment. Washington, DC: National Collection of Fine Arts, pp. 37, 39, 109, 152, 170, 237.
The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.
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