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Drawing, Cloudy Sky over Outlined Hills, Ecuador, July 23, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 23, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on light cream-colored paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 27.4 x 45.5 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, with figures at various locations; again, at upper right: 8- warm reflections / 4 Gold white / 9- yellow strong little smoky; again, at upper far right: 2- open sky 3 - Rich orange / 4- Concentrated light / 5- delicate cool blue purple / 6- curious dark purple / 7- blended -obscure luminous; and again at lower right: Sabereta July 23d / 57

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cloudy Sky over Outlined Hills, Ecuador, July 23, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on light cream-colored paper; Sheet: 27.4 x 45.5 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-113

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