Silverman begins by considering van Gogh's interest in making La Berceuse resemble ‘a chromolithograph from a cheap shop.’
The Resurrection was published as a chromolithograph .
One of the most beautiful of these is Santa Clara Valley, the composition of which became the subject for a large chromolithograph of the same title published in 1873 by L. Prang and Company of Boston.
A colored lithograph is called a chromolithograph .
For a photograph by Frank A. Rinehart of the scene portrayed in the chromolithograph , see ‘Indian Congress - General View,’ TMI number 01090, reproduced on the Omaha Public Library Web site.
Surviving company records concerning Niagara Falls, from the American Side reveal that between October 1868 and March 1869, Knoedler sold a mere sixteen copies of the chromolithograph - but they were expensive.
At the same time, chromolithography allowed mechanical printing to replace much hand painting on tin plated toys.
American chromolithographers tended to specialize in either views of their own cities or in sentimental depictions.
Perhaps the necessary simplifications enforced by the chromolithographic and colouring processes caused this loss.
An expanding range of methods allowed for splendid chromolithographed illustrations and hand-colored illustrations that were prestigious showcases for their companies.