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Watercolor Tavern Rhyme Fraktur, Berks County, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, German inscription within a red and yellow triangle border flanked by a man in a red jacket and military hat and a man in a blue jacket and top hat, in a tiger maple frame, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 12 1/4 in. (sight).
Provenance: Kribel Collection, Reading, Pennsylvania; Joe Kindig & Son, York, Pennsylvania; Sotheby Parke Bernet, April 30, 1981, Lot 61.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
two tears; evidence of old tape repairs on the backside; central water stain, some toning, subtle creases along an old fold.
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