Birth, Baptism and Confirmation Certificate of George Laber

Unidentified artist, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1349, fig. 364 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.5 x 39.2 cm (12 13/16 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1113

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. birth certificates. Born 1808, Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pa; son of Georg and Catharina. Pen inscription in octagon center; two stars above, and four large rose medallions with triple tulip sprays at outer corners.

Inscription

Verso in graphite pencil: slight sketch for clock case

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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