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Drawing, Sun Bursting through Clouds over a Mountain Valley, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream heavy wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 28.1 x 41.1 cm (11 1/16 x 16 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457e

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed vertically in graphite, at left: Jamaica

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sun Bursting through Clouds over a Mountain Valley, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite on cream heavy wove paper; Sheet: 28.1 x 41.1 cm (11 1/16 x 16 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-10-c

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