Vorschrift: Jesu meiner seelen wonne

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1362 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 19.8 x 31.8 cm (7 13/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pen, brown ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk art- fractur. Pennsylvania German Fractur. Capital letter “J” with tulips at left; flower sprays and angel’s head above verses, the first three lines in Gothic lettering, the remainder in German script. Lower case alphabet in script at end.


1956, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 7, 1956)

Credit Line

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