American artist Scott Leighton (1847-1898 ) was considered a master of eqiune art. Having started out in the horse trade to support his artistic ambitions he had intimate knowledge of his subject. He was frequently referred to as “the ‘Landseer’ of the United States”. His paintings were well-known locally in New York, Boston, Maine etc. but when the famous lithographers Currier & Ives collaborated with him transferring his paintings into lithographs his fame grew even more.
This original 1881 lithograph is published by Currier & Ives and is in good condition.