Winter in an America that isn’t coming back. George Henry Durrie, artist. Living from 1820 to 1863 he was self taught but Currier and Ives sold thousands of prints of the art he created.

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“Sleighs Arriving at the Inn.” ca. 1880. Oil on canvas. Originally signed and dated “G.H. Durrie/1851” with the canvas having been relined in 1942. Image © 1999 – 2020 SKINNER, INC, Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/3390B/lots/253
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“A Christmas Party.” 1852. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:George_Henry_Durrie_-_A_Christmas_Party.JPG
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“Farmyard in Winter.” 1858. Oil on canvas. Source: The White House Historical Association. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Farmyard_in_Winter_by_George_Henry_Durrie,_1858.jpg
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“Hunter in Winter Wood.” 1860. Oil on canvas. Signed “G.H. Durrie” and dated 1860 on the lower left. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2018/american-art-n09939/lot.45.html?locale=en

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