Daniel Peterman (1797-1871), York County, Pennsylvania
Watercolor and ink on wove paper
13 ½” x 11 ½”; in a period split-baluster, corner block black frame, 16 ½” x 14 ½”
Signed “Made by Daniel Peterman S.T. York Co., PA” Decorated with two pairs of birds above two ladies standing full frontal. The inscription indicates that John Utz was "born the 13th day of April 1859".
Provenance: Purchased from a family member in September 2003 by Olde Hope Antiques
Literature: For an example made for Saraanne Utz, sister of John, see Weiser and Heaney, The Pennsylvania German Fraktur, Vol. I (1976), pl. 87.