Drawing (Two Women with a Heart and Flowers)

Drawing (Two Women with a Heart and Flowers)

Item Info

Item No: frk00326
Title: Drawing (Two Women with a Heart and Flowers)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 134
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Blummen \ Stellen Ler= \ lich für \ menschlich \ Glens


Flowers presented for human beauty [?]

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text is in the lower center portion of the document. It is flanked by two inward-facing female figures, copied from printed birth and baptismal certificates. The one on the left holds a lyre and a bird. The one on the right holds a lyre and a wreath. In the lower center is a vase with a flower. Above the text is a heart from which protrudes a leafy stem with three flowers.

Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 32 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 326
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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