1957.1174 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
  • 1957.1174 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Drawing)

  • Title:

    Untitled (Owls)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

    Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1820-1840

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Graphite; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1174 A


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Object Number

1957.1174 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Drawing)

Title

Untitled (Owls)

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin probably Pennsylvania.

Date

1820-1840

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Graphite; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

9.8 (H) , 8 (W) , 9.8 (Image H) , 8 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

25 (H) , 20.2 (W) , 9.8 (Image H) , 8 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

A KELTY

Coloring

Hand colored

Edition Notes

About watermark, Gravell states: bought molds from Sellers by 1822; ran mill on Burk Run, near Coatesville, PA, 1830-c.1840; made paper in Bucks County c. 1840 on.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] 1974 "Important Frakturs, Embroidered Pictures, Theorem Paintings, and other American Folk Art from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch-Part II".
For a related owl drawing, see Lot 1.