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Oil Sketch, Niagara from Goat Island, Winter, March 1856

This is a oil sketch. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated March 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Richard P. Wunder and Rudolph Berliner. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.) 29.3 x 44 cm (11 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in brush and red oil, lower left center: F. Church 56 / March.

Cite this object as

Oil Sketch, Niagara from Goat Island, Winter, March 1856. brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. Gift of Louis P. Church. 1917-4-765-a.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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