1957.1166 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
  • 1957.1166 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Drawing)

  • Title:

    Untitled (Man on horseback)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    David Bixler (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1833

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Gouache; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1166 A


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Object Number

1957.1166 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Drawing)

Title

Untitled (Man on horseback)

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

David Bixler (Artist)
1808
References: Miriam E. Bixler, "David Bixler, Folk Artist," Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society," Hilarymas 1977, vol. 81, no. 1, pp. 30-8; Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, pp. 66-7. Both David and his brother Absolam were folk artists. David frequently signed his work on back in English cursive script.

Place of Origin

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

Origin Notes

David Bixler lived near Fivepointville in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County.

Date

1833

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Gouache; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

6.1 (H) , 8.1 (W) , 5.1 (Image H) , 5.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.5 (H) , 20.6 (W) , 5.1 (Image H) , 5.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

none

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. 228, p. 238.
[Article] Bixler, Miriam E. 1977 "David Bixler, Folk Artist". Journal of the Lancaster County Historical Society. 81 (1): 31-38.
Published on p. 34.
[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. 107.
[Book] Earnest, Corinne P. & Earnest, Russell D. 1999 Fraktur: Folk Art & Family.
Related example on p. 144.