This object is currently resting in our storage facility. There are 3 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color dimgrey lightgrey rosybrown or see all the colors for this object.

Painting, Wild Sugar Cane, Jamaica, 1865

This is a painting. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and oil on thin paperboard with orange backing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and Floramae McCarron-Cates. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

28.7 x 30.3 cm (11 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: in center: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper-Union [Lugt 457d]

It is inscribed

In black, lower right: Jamaica/Aug 65

Cite this object as

Painting, Wild Sugar Cane, Jamaica, 1865. graphite, brush and oil on thin paperboard with orange backing paper. Gift of Louis P. Church. 1917-4-677.

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

You are welcome to use this image in compliance with our terms of use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18200603/ |title=Painting, Wild Sugar Cane, Jamaica, 1865 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=5 September 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!