Leif Sodergren

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Gothenburg, Sweden  ·  Dalamålare från Göteborg -- I paint SWEDISH FOLK ART: http://swedishfolkart.blogspot.se
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"George Washington"    Drawing done by Pennsylvania German artists in a style reminiscent of medieval illuminated manuscript art. The painter who created this portrait of Washington is not known by name; art historians refer to him as the "Washington-Sussel Artist" because his work was first studied by a collector of that name

"George Washington" Done by Pennsylvania German artists in a style reminiscent of medieval illuminated manuscript art. The name, "fraktur", actually means "fractured writing" and is a reference to the pointedness of Gothic German script.