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Drawing, Andean Mountain Peak (Cayambe ?), Otavalo, Ecuador, August or September 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August or September 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, burch and ozicized white gouache on gray 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: 12.4 x 19.7 cm (4 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with the figure: 2; again at top: Otabalo; and at bottom: Remember the ashy lights. The black rocks and brown grass 2

Cite this object as

Drawing, Andean Mountain Peak (Cayambe ?), Otavalo, Ecuador, August or September 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, burch and ozicized white gouache on gray paper; Sheet: 12.4 x 19.7 cm (4 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-125

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