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ID: 500115501
 
Record Type: Person
Currier, Nathaniel (American printmaker, 1813-1888)

Note: Currier had apprenticeships in Boston and Philadelphia. He set up a print publishing company in New York City in 1834. He hired his brother-in-law, Ives, as bookkeeper in 1852 and made him a partner in 1857, creating the firm of Currier & Ives.

Names:
Currier, Nathaniel (preferred,V,index)
Nathaniel Currier (V,display)
Nathaniel T. Currier (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
engraver (printmaker)
printmaker
lithographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States) (neighborhood)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Currier & Ives  
..................  (American printing firm, 1834-1907) [500034474]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Ives, James Merritt  
......................................................  (American businessman in printmaking, 1824-1895) [500029333]
sibling of ....  Currier, Charles  
..................  (American lithographer, 1818-1887) [500115502]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Currier, Nathaniel (I)

Biographies:
(American printmaker, 1813-1888) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American artist, 1813-1888) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, engraver, 1813-1888) ..... [WCI]
(Engraver, 1813-1888) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1813-1888) ..... [WCP]
(American printmaker, 1813-1888) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Currier, Nathaniel ........ [BHA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
......................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 131
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Nathaniel Currier ........ [VP]
....................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) Accessed 07/16/2002.
Nathaniel T. Currier ........ [VP]
.........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Currier & Ives." Accessed 07/16/2002.

Subject: ........ [BHA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) Accessed 07/16/2002.
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987) suppl.
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Currier & Ives." Accessed 07/16/2002.
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 131
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) "Nathaniel Currier." Accessed 07/16/2002.
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) "Currier & Ives." Accessed 07/16/2002.
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