Birth certificate for Marthin Licht

1814
Attributed to Conrad Trevits (American, 1751–1830)


Place of Origin: Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1350, fig. 365 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 x 40.6 cm (13 1/4 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

56.766

Medium or Technique

Watercolor, and red and black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Birth and baptism certificate Bethel Township, Lebanon County. Fraktur. Born 1814, son of Marthin and Barbara. Inscriptions in red and black ink in bordered heart, surrounded by four parrots and tulips.

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