Drawing for Magdalena Brubacher

Drawing for Magdalena Brubacher

Item Info

Item No: frk00392
Title: Drawing for Magdalena Brubacher
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 148
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses bild gehöret Magdalena Brubacher zu. Jacob Andreas, scri...


This picture belongs to Magdalena Brubacher. Jacob Andreas, scri[vener].

Category: Drawing
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document is a leafy flower with nine pansies. It is planted in an urn-like flowerpot. To its sides are two columns that are topped by decorative urns. Next two the columns are two women in long dresses who are sitting on a wall which extends across the width of the document and separates the image from the text. Above the figures are two trees. In the upper sides of the document are two pairs of doves with ribbons around their necks. They are sitting on two stems of flowers and are holding flowers in their beaks. The document is enclosed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Brubacher, Magdalena
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


“Jacob Andreas” in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 1, pp. 61-62.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 20.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 392
Creator Name: Jacob Andreas (active c. 1822-1825) - Decorator
Jacob Andreas (active c. 1822-1825) - Scrivener

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