1952.0102 A, B Fraktur and Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (New Year's greeting)

  • Title:

    New Year's greeting from Hans Jacob Brubacher to Christian Herr

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Hans Jacob Brubacher (Scrivener and decorator)

  • Place of Origin:

    Martic Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    January 1 1751 (1751-1751)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0102 A


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Object Number

1952.0102 A

Object Name

Fraktur (New Year's greeting)

Title

New Year's greeting from Hans Jacob Brubacher to Christian Herr

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Hans Jacob Brubacher (Scrivener and decorator)-1802
References: Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, pp. 79-81. Brubacher signed his works "HIBB", "HIB", "IHB", and "BHI".

Place of Origin

Martic Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Brubacher lived in Martic Township (now Providence Township).

Date

January 1 1751 (1751-1751)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Last line of text in central panel; von mir hanß Jacob brubacher, im Jahr christi anno 1·7·51·deni Jen/ 1\er

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

7.8 (H) , 12.7 (W) , 7.7 (Image H) , 12.7 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.8 (H) , 32.3 (W) , 7.7 (Image H) , 12.7 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Chain intervals: 2.4-2.6 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

Arms of Amsterdam

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hutchins, Catherine E., et al. 1983 Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans.
Published as fig. 224, p. 235.
[Book] Earnest, Russell D. & Earnest, Corinne P. 1997 Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners. 2 vols. 909.
Published on p. 133; for further about this artist, see pp. 132-134.
[Article] Johnson, David R. 01//1986 Hans Jacob Brubacher, Fraktur Artist. Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage. 9 (1): 11-17.
Published as fig. 2, p. 12.