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What is this?

Patch of dark clouds in a multicolored sky. A mountain range serves as a background in a dark valley.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Louis P. Church. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and oil paint on paperboard

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.3 x 50.8 cm (11 15/16 x 20 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

Frederic Edwin Church was the artist and Louis P. Church was the donor of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18197677/ |title=Drawing, "Sunset: Color Effects", 1865 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=17 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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