Birth and Baptism Certificate of Maria Eliabeth Müller

1783
Printer Henrich Otto


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1368 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.9 x 39.5 cm (12 9/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.784

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, hand colored with pen and watercolor, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. House blessings Side panels same blocks as no. 56. 783 but restored in pen and watercolor: upper r, long-necked bird in place of parrot; other minor changes in floral sprays. In center printed record; at top in pen and water color panel of flowers, and below pair of mermaids.

Inscription

Long inscription in pen and ink in center

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 11, 1956 Colls: Unger and Nadelman

Credit Line

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