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Birth and Baptism Certificate of Waschinton Sauer

J. S. Wiestling

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1375 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 41.0 x 33.5 cm (16 1/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood cut, hand-colored on paper Names and dates in pen

Not On View


Prints and Drawings



Folk art- fractur. Born 1819, Derry Township, Dauphin County, Pa.; son of Joseph and Elisabeth. Identical angel full front left and right of record panel. Eagle with shield at top flanked by stanza of poem in heart left and right. Lower left, cherub with garland; lower right, cherub with lyre; lower center, two fruit vignettes. In center of record panel, winged cherub with branches. Another horizontal panel below record with more verses.


In panel lower center printed: Harrisburg, Gedruckt bey John S. Wiestling.


Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1964; Accessioned Feburary 14, 1962

Credit Line

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