The Wiestling Family

This portrait of the Wiestling family was painted around 1823 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, where Jacob Wiestling was a minister. The town itself appears in the background.
Additional Information: painting; American primitive; man; woman; child; standing; hat; purse; trees; Inscription on back: "Samuel Christopher Wiestling, Oschats in Germany, born June 4, 1760, died April 29, 1823."; Jacob Maentel was a well known artist of the day and it is believed that he painted the Wiestling's portrait.
Category Paintings
Reference Number 00161
Maker/Artist Jacob Maentel; American
Materials Gouache on paper
Measurements 20 5/8 x 18 in
Time Period 1823


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