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Brother Joseph, a Swiss Hermit
Der Bruder Joseph
Illustration for Franz Kruenlin's Poem "Der Bruder Joseph"
Plate from the Die Alpenrosen, 1821

Johann Christoph Erhard, German, 1795 - 1822. Retouched by Johann Martin Friedrich Geissler, German, 1778 - 1853. After Gabriel Lory the Elder, Swiss, 1763 - 1840.

Made in Rome, Italy, Europe

1820 (later edition)


Plate: 5 3/16 × 3 13/16 inches (13.1 × 9.7 cm) Sheet: 5 3/4 × 4 7/16 inches (14.6 × 11.2 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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