Birth and Baptism Certificate of Waschinton Sauer
Karolik cat. no 1375 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 41.0 x 33.5 cm (16 1/8 x 13 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood cut, hand-colored on paper Names and dates in pen
Not On View
Folk art- fractur. Born 1819, Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pa.; son of Joseph and Elisabeth. Identical angel full front left and right of record panel. Eagle with shield at top flanked by stanza of poem in heart left and right. Lower left, cherub with garland; lower right, cherub with lyre; lower center, two fruit vignettes. In center of record panel, winged cherub with branches. Another horizontal panel below record with more verses.
In panel lower center printed: Harrisburg, Gedruckt bey John S. Wiestling.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1964; Accessioned Feburary 14, 1962
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875