1957.1202 Fraktur, 1965.2336 Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (New Year's Wish)

  • Title:

    New Year's Wish for Michael and Mary Elisabeth Miller

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Caspar Feeman Jr. (Scrivener and decorator)

  • Place of Origin:

    Heidelberg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    January 1 1765 (1765-1765)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1202


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1202

Object Name

Fraktur (New Year's Wish)

Title

New Year's Wish for Michael and Mary Elisabeth Miller

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Caspar Feeman Jr. (Scrivener and decorator)-1810
Caspar Feeman/Viehmann is now thought to be the identity of the fraktur artist formerly known as the C.F. Artist.

Place of Origin

Heidelberg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

This area is now part of Millcreek Township, Lebanon County.

Date

January 1 1765 (1765-1765)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom center; C. F.

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

20.5 (H) , 16.22 (W) , 20.5 (Image H) , 16.22 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

52 (H) , 41.2 (W) , 20.5 (Image H) , 16.22 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

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 pl. 36.
[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 02//1973 Documented Fraktur in the Winterthur collection, Part I. Antiques. 103 (2): 307-18.
Published as fig. 1, pp. 307-8.
[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. 263.
[Article] Minardi, Lisa. 2007 "A Timely Discovery: The Story of Winterthur's Jacob Graff Clock". Antiques and Fine Art. 7 (5): 238-239.
Published as fig. 4, p. 239.
[Book] Cooper, Wendy A. & Minardi, Lisa. Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania 1725-1850.
Published: fig. 3.28, pp. 132 and 254.
[Article] Minardi, Lisa. 2011 From Millbach to Mahantongo: Fraktur and Furniture of the Pennsylvania Germans. American Furniture. 2-119.
Published: fig. 15, p. 11.