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Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Fraktur for Maria Zollner

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1099
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Watercolor Birth and Baptismal Fraktur for Maria Zollner, the Blowsy Angel artist, Upper Milford, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 1796, the circular central frame with German inscription and heart flanked by angels, birds, and flowers, ht. 13, wd. 15 1/2 in.

Provenance: Arthur J. Sussell Collection, Sotheby's, October 24, 1953, Lot 330; Sotheby's, February 1, 1991, Lot 919.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Arthur J. Sussell, Maria Zollner, Sybil Kern, Upper Milford, Blackletter, Fraktur, Mayfair, Palaeography, Upper East Side, Visual arts, Writing, Zollner

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