Anna Fisher

1824
Printer Carl A. Bruckman


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1381 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.4 x 33.5 cm (15 1/2 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.793

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand-colored; names and dates in pen

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Born 1824, Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pa.; daughter of Peter adn Susanna. Gerburts-und Tauf-Schein. Seven seperate cuts. Printing limits. Angel with short hair and sharp nose in profile above two birds on curving branch at left; corresponding cuts in reverse direction at right. Cupid holding horn in right hand at top center above record panel containing two vignettes and verses. Verses above angels.

Inscription

LC printed: Reading: / Gedruckt und zu haben/ bey/ Carl A. Bruckman

Markings

Watermark: A Rahn

Provenance

Coll: Nadelman from york; Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 11, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875