Drawing (Portrait of a Girl)

Drawing (Portrait of a Girl)

Item Info

Item No: frk00656
Title: Drawing (Portrait of a Girl)
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: 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.

Associated Names: Maentel, Jacob

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.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics and artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 656
Creator Name: [Jacob Maentel (1778-1863)] - Decorator

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