Vorschrift: Jesu meiner seelen wonne

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1362 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

56.407

Medium or Technique

Pen, brown ink and watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

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.

Provenance

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