Lot 414

Charles Schreyvogel (1861-1912) Chromolithograph

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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This is an outstanding rare original Charles Schreyvogel (1861-1912) chromolithograph from circa 1900 titled, A Hot Trail, in the original Helena, Montana frame. The piece features a wonderfully and professionally crafted chromolithograph construction that depicts Native American war riders faced towards the viewers. The artist signature can be seen in the chromo bottom right hand corner with the original copyright date of 1900. The frame is professionally crafted in Helena, Mont. with a tooled border that shows hand painted gilted design with the original stamp on the back marked, “Quality Flaherty & Kohler Art Store Helena Mont.” Charles Schreyvogel was an American painter of Western subject matter in the days of the disappearing frontier. Schreyvogel was especially interested in military life. The back also has the original title marked as shown. Charles Schreyvogel chromolightographs or photo lithograph’s are exceedingly rare and were done by the artist in his lifetime. Only two original examples can be found that have been offered at auction of “A Hot Trail” first the piece by March in Montana 2011 which sold for $2,520.00 (shown with bp) in a modern frame and an example in a gilted frame from Treadway Toomey Auctions in 2008 for $2,500. The condition of this chromolithograph is good with no obvious signs of damage and in good overall condition. The measurements of this framed chromolithograph are 23 1/2" x 18 1/8 and the visible art measures 19 1/4" x 14".