Calligraphy sample with the hymn "Bist du denn, Jesu"
Karolik cat. no 1361, fig. 372 (Folk artists)
Sheet: 19.5 x 32.2 cm (7 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Red and brown ink and watercolor on paper
Not On View
Folk art- fractur. Calligraphic sample based on the hymn “Bist du denn, Jesu, mit deiner Huelf … ” written by Joachim Neander (German, 1650-1680). Written in Germany, the hymn was published several times in German Pennsylvania as well.
LL in red ink: Johannes Dederck dn 5/ Marz 1796; on verso in ink: Diese Vorschrift gehort mir John Deturck; below in larger letters: Johannes Deturck
1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875