House blessing and birth record of Daniel Bubacher, 1806
Abram Brubaker (American, 19th century)
Karolik cat. no 1355, fig. 368 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 33.0 x 40.0 cm (13 x 15 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed text, with decorations in pen and watercolor on pale yellow-green paper
Not On View
Folk art- fractur. HOUSE BLESSING. Large heart-shaped chain of leaves and fruit enclosing printed house blessing and pen birth record below. Flowers and birds filling corners within rectangular border.
Inscriptions in red ink. On strip pasted at bottom in red ink: Written by Abram Brubaker in the year 1806.
Watermark: M and scroll (?)
1958, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1958)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875