Item No: frk00656
Title: Drawing (Portrait of a Girl)
Wove paper; watercolor
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the document is a young girl wearing a long pink dress, black apron, and pearl necklace. She is holding a basket of roses in one hand and a rose in the other. Next to her are tall trees, and in the background are additional, smaller, trees.
Mary Black, Simplicity, A Grace: Jacob Maentel in Indiana (Evansville, In.: Evansville Museum of Arts & Science, 1989).
Mary Lou Fleming and Marianne Ruch, "Jacob Maentel:A Second Look," Pennsylvania Folklife 41, no. 1 (Autumn 1991): 2-19.
Mary Lou Robson Fleming, "Folk Artist Jacob Maentel of Pennsylvania and Indiana," Pennsylvania Folklife 37, no. 3 (Spring 1988): 98-111.
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[Jacob Maentel (1778-1863)] - Decorator