Birth and Baptism Certificate of Fronicka Stauffer

Artist Unidentified artist

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1353, fig. 367 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 32.2 x 39.7 cm (12 11/16 x 15 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- fractur. Births and Baptism Certificates. Baptised in 1872; Anville Township, Lebanon County. Fractur Born 1806, Anville Township, Lebabon County, PA.; daughter of Heinrich and Fronicka. Inscription in red and black ink in small bordered rectangle; large tulip left and right with hanging bunches of grapes; leaves and small tulips in pot lower center; half a geometric star and two flowers at top.


Nadelman (Northampton County, PA); to Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); 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