New York. Hallen & Weiner. No date. Ca. 1890.
Chromolithograph, 16 x 20 inches. 1 inch of paper loss to upper left corner, 1/2 inch tear to upper right edge, soft creases at upper left and right corner, pinhole sized spots around edges and a few areas of image. Overall the image is clean and bright and would very attractive displayed. This is an oleograph, a product of the heyday of chromolithography in the late nineteenth century. It is a chromolithograph printed on paper textured to have the appearance of an oil painting, the Victorian popular market equivalent of fine art. Please visit the Collecting Tips section of our web site to find out more about Victorian chromolithography. The image features a bowl of strawberries, with cherries, pears and a lemon in the foreground. Item #41693