The Little Navigator

Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse, French, 1810 - 1879, after Lilly Martin Spencer, American, 1822 - 1902

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1854

Hand colored two-stone lithograph on wove paper

Image: 24 15/16 x 19 3/16 in. (63.3 x 48.7 cm)

Sheet: 32 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (82.6 x 59.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund

2013.14.2

Printer

William Schaus, New York

Publisher

François Delarue, Paris

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

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]

Course History

PSYCH 53.1, Cross-Cultural Psychologies of Gender, Zahra Ayubi, Spring 2015

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Millspaugh, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Jonathan Mullins, Winter 2014

ITAL 2, Introductory Italian II, Scott Milspaugh, Fall 2013

Published References

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.

Provenance

The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

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