1957.1210 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Family register)

  • Title:

    Familien Tafel (Family Table or Register) of Georg and Maria (Albert) Jacob

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Ludwig Crecelius (Scrivener and decorator)

  • Place of Origin:

    Berks, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1820-1840

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1210 A


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Object Number

1957.1210 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Family register)

Title

Familien Tafel (Family Table or Register) of Georg and Maria (Albert) Jacob

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Ludwig Crecelius (Scrivener and decorator)
References: Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, p. 90; Earnest, To the Latest Posterity, Appendix A, p. 113. Crecelius made two family registers for the engraver Gabriel Miesse (see Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, p. 90).

Place of Origin

Berks, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin is probably Berks County.

Date

1820-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom right; Fecit Lud: Crecelius

Subjects

Still life

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

19.3 (H) , 15 (W) , 18.7 (Image H) , 14.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

49.1 (H) , 38 (W) , 18.7 (Image H) , 14.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

wove screen

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Ames, Kenneth L. 1977 Beyond Necessity: Art in the Folk Tradition.
Published as no. 193, p. 124.
[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 03//1973 Documented Fraktur in the Winterthur Collection: Part II. Antiques. 103 (3): 539-49.
Published as pl. III, pp. 547-8.
[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. 161.
[Book] Earnest, Russell D. & Earnest, Corinne P. 2003 To the Latest Posterity: Pennsylvania-German Family Registers in the Fraktur Tradition. 37.

[Catalogue] 1958 Arts and Crafts of Pennsylvania and Other Notable Americana: Part One of the Collection of the Late Arthur J. Sussel.
For a related example, see lot 319.
[Article] Drepperd, Carl William. 10//1942 New Delvings in Old Fields: Found: A 'New' Early American Engraver. Antiques. 42 (4): 204-205.
For a related example, see p. 205.