Birth and baptismal certificate for Simon Baumgärtner

1834
Printer Gustav S. Peters (American, 1793–1847)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1373 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 39.4 x 31.1 cm (15 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.) Sheet: 40.8 x 33.8 cm (16 1/16 x 13 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.788

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand-colored with watercolor, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Gerburts-und Tauf-Schein eight separate cuts and three repeats and full-page printer’s border; Printing limits. Fractur

Inscription

LC printed: Harrisburg, Pa.- Gedruckt und zu haben bey G.S. Peters.; lr in pen: Francis Levany (?)

Markings

Watermark: T Xc (?)

Provenance

1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

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