Drawing, Sketches from South America: Palmgroves and Landscapes, 1853, probably May
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853, probably May and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on light gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Louis P. Church.
It is credited
Gift of Louis P. Church.
Its dimensions are
Sheet: 21.4 x 27.4 cm (8 7/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Watermark: Parts of the letters K and F (similar to 1917-4-68)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite with figures at various locations, and at top right: 2 Grass. 3 shelving / earth bank sandy color broken / and interspersed with tufts of / foliage 4 Mountain / 5 Distant trees; and again at bottom: Bank of earth with margin of grass / 2/ 2 Mountains cloud capped.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Sketches from South America: Palmgroves and Landscapes, 1853, probably May; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 21.4 x 27.4 cm (8 7/16 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-104