Birth and Baptism Certificate of Catharina Bauer

1815
Artist Unidentified artist


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1343 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.0 x 40.5 cm (13 x 15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.763

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Birth and baptism certificate with checked tulips. Born 1815, Hains Township, Center County, Pa.; daughter of Johan Adam and Elisabeth Bauer. Inscription in pen in bordered panel, surronded by ten tulips with checkered bases. Fractur

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

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