Fraktur (Drawing)

  • Title:

    Untitled (Birds and flowers)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Christian Bamberger (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    North Cornwall Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1827

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1218 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1218 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Drawing)

Title

Untitled (Birds and flowers)

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Christian Bamberger (Artist)
1778-1834
References: Earnest, Papers for Birth Dates, pp. 45-6. The signed fraktur identifying Bamberger is in the collections of the Dietrich American Foundation. Nothing is known about Bamberger, the name is common in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

Place of Origin

North Cornwall Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin probably Lebanon County. Christian Bamberger lived in North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County. A signed example in the Dietrich American Foundation collection gives the receipient's location in Lebanon Township, Lebanon County.

Date

1827

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

10.1 (H) , 8 (W) , 9.1 (Image H) , 7.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

25.6 (H) , 20.2 (W) , 9.1 (Image H) , 7.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at center. W approx. 2" from top.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Earnest, Russell D. & Earnest, Corinne P. 1997 Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners. 2 vols. 909.
For more on Bamberger, see pp. 69-70.
[Book] Hess, Clarke. 2001 Mennonite Arts.
Fore more on Bamberger and his work, see pp. 40-41.