Drawing (Tree with Two Birds)

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Drawing (Tree with Two Birds)

Item Info

Item No: frk00163
Title: Drawing (Tree with Two Birds)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Weiser Number: 887
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Watermark: 1826
Transcription:

[on the bottom]
D H


Translation:

[on the bottom]
D H


Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The image depicts a pair of outward-facing birds, perched on a stylized tree with leafy branches and flowers. The artist’s initials are hidden in the drawing along the bottom edge.


Associated Names: Herr, David
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

“David Herr” 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, p. 384.



Creation Place County: Region/County:[Lancaster]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 22 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 163
Creator Name: David Herr (1771-?) - Decorator
David Herr (1771-?) - Scrivener

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