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What is this?

The lower parts of trees, upon two of which plants grow, within a forest. Similar to 1917-4-385.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its medium is

brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29.3 x 29.5 cm (11 9/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

This object was created by Frederic Edwin Church

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and Richard P. Wunder and donated by Louis P. Church

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18197819/ |title=Drawing, "Botanical Sketches", 1865 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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