1-1 American Folk Art Stories
Detail of 1790 watercolor and ink love letter (“Liebesbrief”) drawn by Christian Strenge, a former Hessian mercenary from Germany who stayed in American, settling in East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, where he created many forms of fraktur for friends and family. From the Founders portion of the exhibition.
Installation view of ”American Perspectives: Stories from the American Folk Art Museum Collection”
American Folk Art Museum
New York, New York
February 11, 2020 – January 3, 2021