18 St. Nicolaas & Kerstliederen [18 St. Nicolaas & Christmas songs]

 
18 St. Nicolaas & Kerstliederen [18 St. Nicolaas & Christmas songs]
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  • Title :     18 St. Nicolaas & Kerstliederen [18 St. Nicolaas & Christmas songs]
  • Artist:     Bernard (Johannes Bernardus) Romein Artist
  • Accession:     XX1990.3436.13
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     1925
  • Dimensions:     Inches 16 11-3/8, Centimeters 40.6 28.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Music , Christian Art and Symbolism , Graphic Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.3436.13.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Gouache, graphite and ink on paper cover design for sheet music with Christmas songs by C.A. Wulfraat; image depicts St. Nicholas (Sinterklaas) dressed in red robes and hat standing next to a small black male figure in green costume holding a blue doll (in Dutch tradition, the companion of St. Nicholas is named “Zwarte Piet” or "Black Pete") as seven bearded blue dwarfs dance in the snow next to two burning candles against a dark evening sky.