Birth and Baptism Certificate of Waschinton Sauer

J. S. Wiestling


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1375 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 41.0 x 33.5 cm (16 1/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.149

Medium or Technique

Wood cut, hand-colored on paper Names and dates in pen

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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.

Inscription

In panel lower center printed: Harrisburg, Gedruckt bey John S. Wiestling.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1964; Accessioned Feburary 14, 1962

Credit Line

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