Fraktur: Trotting Horse with Stylized Flower

Object Number: 
1937.1796
Date: 
c. 1820?
Medium: 
Gouache and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 12 in. ( 16.5 x 30.5 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper center: "K K"; verso inscribed at upper left in dots of brown ink: "Milton Kline[?]"
Description: 
Fraktur: Horizontal rectangular sheet with multi-color horse in profile view galloping from left to center; flowering plant in lower right corner; border consisting of simple bands of color (red, yellow, and black), with scalloped line added on top.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group