New York, Park Avenue
15 - 19 January 1999
PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, late 18th-early 19th century
A Presentation Drawing of Birds and Tulips
centering two stylized red, green and black birds with green heads, multicolored scaled bodies, and red and green striped tails flanking a red and black striped urn issuing three black checkerboard tulips
watercolor and ink on paper
6in. x 3in.
Christie's on Site, The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Geroge W. Scott, Jr., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 10 and 11 June 1994, lot 465.
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Weiser, Frederick S. Fraktur: Pennsylvania German Folk Art. (Ephrata, PA. 1973), p.20.
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Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October