A framed Paper Print water color style. On the back there is a paper stating Spring Blessing Artist unknown , Pennsylvania , about 1785 , 7 15/16 x 12 5/16". M & M Krolik Collection , Museum of Fine ARTS BOSTON.
The RETURN OF SPRING is celebrated in this decorative example of FRACTUR , the term used to designate records of THE PENNSYLVANNIA GERMANS . In their watercolor birth and baptismal certificates , house blessings , song books , and writing models , the remembrance of the Paltinate homeland is presented again and again as an expression of a non-individual group culture. Flower , bird , plant and figure symbols abound in these creations in which design is emphasized over personality . The flowering vine dominates this composition and is neatly balanced at either side by the colorful 18th century figures,
The framed is wood and the print is under glass. Age appropriate wear. Measuring about 16 1/2 inches by 12 inches.
Vintage Framed Print Spring Blessings Artist Unknown Pennsylvania German Home Decor ART