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Fractur Drawing

Attributed to Christian Peters

American Art

MEDIUM Pen, ink and paint (tempera?) on paper
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1777
    DIMENSIONS Sheet: 13 7/8 x 17 1/8 in. (35.2 x 43.5 cm)
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Old catalogue card attributes this to Christian Peters. Considered a vorschrift (writing sample). Fractur drawing 1777, religious text inscribed in Pennsylvania German. There is a large geometrical design in the left hand corner with a foliated border at the top oof the drawing. It is hand-colored in red, yellow, blue and green.
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