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Drawing, Mountainous Bank of a Bay, South America, 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 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 donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 21.4 x 28.1 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in black ink, at lower right: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: 2 - Mountains; and again at center: 2 [Possibly inscribed at lower left and erased ? LHC 6/21/2006]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mountainous Bank of a Bay, South America, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 21.4 x 28.1 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-116

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