Birth and Baptism Certificate of Johannes Lohra

Printer Jacob Stöver


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1376 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.2 x 41.1 cm (13 1/16 x 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.790

Medium or Technique

Wood cut, hand-colored with calligraphic decorations in green and brown ink, border of printer's ornament; on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Born 1808, Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; son of Georg and Elisabetha. In German; large heart center, containing record; floral spray l. and r. springing from a heart containing verses; small vignette of two doves on rose spray top center. Decorated with calligraphic penwork. Border of printer’s ornament. Printing Limits

Inscription

LC printed: Libanon:/ Gedruckt bey/ Jacob Stover.

Markings

Watermark: small rooster (?)

Provenance

Coll: Nadelman from Doylestown

Credit Line

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