Birth and Baptism Certificate of Frederich Rottenberger

1771
[Georg] Friedrich Speyer (American, active 1771-1801)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1357 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.4 x 41.1 cm (13 9/16 x 16 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.769

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Folk art- fractur. Birth and baptism certificate.Born 1771, Elsass Township, Berks Co. PA.; son of Peter and Johanantha. Two lions top center, two birds on floral spray, and pair of mermaids around printed record panel, Fractur

Provenance

Nadelman (Lancaster, PA);; Elie Nadelman, Riverdale on Hudson; Nov. 2, 1948 to Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport) in care of Museum of Fine Arts; by whom given to MFA October 11, 1956

Credit Line

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