Fraktur Drawing of a Pelican Piercing Her Breast to Feed Her Young (SOLD)



Attributed to David Kulp (1777-1834), Bedminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

c. 1800

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

4 1/2" x 2 3/4"

Provenance: Rev. Frederick S. Weiser; Collection of Nicholas & Jo Wilson, Texas

Exhibition: Winterthur, Delaware, Winterthur Museum, “A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life,” 1 March 2015 – 3 January 2016 (listed in catalogue’s exhibition checklist under ‘Church’ as “Drawing of a pelican in her piety”).

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