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Calligraphy sample with the hymn "Bist du denn, Jesu"

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Inscription

LL in red ink: Johannes Dederck dn 5/ Merz 1796; on verso in ink: Diese Vorschrift gehort mir John Deturck; below in larger letters: Johannes Deturck

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 7, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1796

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1361, fig. 372 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.5 x 32.2 cm (7 11/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.410

Medium or Technique

Red and brown ink and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors