Birth and Baptism Certificate of Elisabeth Hens

1828
Printer Sage


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1383 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.3 x 33.3 cm (15 7/8 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.795

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand colored with wash, on paper

Not On View

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Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Born 1828, Medenfrick Township, Berks County, PA; daughter of David and Hanna. Gerburts-und Tauf-Schein. Six seperate cuts with full-page borderof stars in wreathes. Printing limits. Angel in profile left above bird on curving rope branch; corresponding cuts at right in reverse direction. Baptism of Christ top center above record; pavilion below. Five stanzas.

Inscription

Names and dates in red ink. printed lc: Reading, gedruckt und zu haban bey/ G. Adolph Sage.

Provenance

Coll: Nadelman from Reading 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