"My heart shall be thine alone" ("Das hertze mein soll din allein o Jesu sein")

1804
Artist Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1329 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.0 x 7.5 cm (4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.774

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor with pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- Fractur. Carnation and two smaller flowers springing from heart with text. Decorated corners

Inscription

Written in ink inside heart: Das Hertzn/ Mein soll Din/ Allein O Jesu sein/ 1804.

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