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Fractur Drawing


American Art

ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Pen, ink and paint on paper
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1792
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 8 5/16 x 13 3/8 in. (21.1 x 34 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Document of "Allda Freu[?]gten" Fractur drawing 1792, wall text, inscribed in Pennsylvania German, the date appears in a small heart at the top. In the left corenr there is a geometrical design. There are three bands of color extending across teh center. Across the bottom of the drawing extends the alphabet. The drawing is hand-colored in reds, greens, black and blues. Mennonite vorschrift.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Unknown. Fractur Drawing, 1792. Pen, ink and paint on paper, Sheet: 8 5/16 x 13 3/8 in. (21.1 x 34 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 39.549 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.549_transp1419.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 39.549_transp1419.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    Unknown. <em>Fractur Drawing</em>, 1792. Pen, ink and paint on paper, Sheet: 8 5/16 x 13 3/8 in. (21.1 x 34 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 39.549 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.549_transp1419.jpg)