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Drawing, Tree Studies seen from the Rio Magadalena, Colombia, 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, brush and oxidized white gouache on gray 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: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: Foliage resembles at /a distance the Spruce form/Italian pine - very rich green/10 ft; at lower left: Dead leaves/white/silvery & browhish;at lower right: Trees

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tree Studies seen from the Rio Magadalena, Colombia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on gray wove paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-129

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