DAC Collection Artist Information
James Merritt Ives
American businessman in printmaking
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Ives was Currier & Ives bookkeeper and Currier's brother-in-law. Ives made him a partner in the firm. Currier supervised production of prints while Ives handled the business and financial side.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500029333.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.