JOHANN ADAM EYER (PENNSYLVANIA, 1755-1837) FRAKTUR VORSCHRIFT BOOKLET WITH THREE MANUSCRIPT PAGES

Item/Auction Attributes

ink and watercolor on paper,
Dated 1780.
Good overall condition with scattered stains and minor losses. Not examined out of frame.
Each page 8 1/2" x 6 3/4", 19 1/2" x 16" OA.
Provenance: From a Shenandoah Valley, VA collection. Sotheby's, 5/27/1995, lot 755. Ex-collection of Dr. and Mrs. Henry P. Deyerle, Harrisonburg, VA.
$1,000.00
$1,500.00
Catalogue Note: Elizabeth Hunsicker is recorded as a pupil in Johann Eyer's roll book from January to April 1780.
Literature: For similar examples see Shelley - Fraktur Writings of the Pennsylvania Germans, pp. 144-147.