Birth and Baptism Certificate of John Peter Kluck

1819–20
Printer G. Miller


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1377 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.7 x 32.7 cm (15 5/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.791

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand colored with wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Gerburts-und Tauf-Schein. Seven seperate cuts. Angel in profile above two birds on fruit tree left, with two corresponding blocks in reverse direction right. Top center, allegorical vignette and another smaller one below record panel enclosing basket of flowers. Verses over heads of angels and also in record panel. Full page printer’s border. Printing limits

Inscription

Names and dates filled in in pen and ink. LC printed: New-Berlin:/ Gedruckt und zu haban bey G. Miller.

Provenance

Coll: Nadelman from Rheinhold 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