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Heti Bavier

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Heti Bavier

Accession Number

PAG2002.0009

Date Range

1810-1830

Description

Pen and ink drawing of two birds on either side of tulip.

Dimensions in Inches

4 x 4 3/4

Materials

Ink on lined paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Category

Drawing or Reward of merit

Motifs

tulips, birds

Associated Names

Hetti Bauer, John Butler

Rights

Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.

Source

Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

German script

Language

German

Transcription

Dort in garten steth ein beimel das/bliehet so schen dort sitzen die vegel und/Singen so schen Heti bowier[?]

Translation

There in the garden stands a little tree that blooms so pretty. There sit the birds and sing so pretty. Heti Bauer[?]

Comment

The watermark might be that of John Butler (1780-1847). Probably a reward done for a student. Note the dialect spelling of schön(pretty) as schenand use of beimelfor little tree.

Condition

Good

File Format

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Type

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Rights Statement

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