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Drawing, Botanical Studies and a House, probably from 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 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: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Parts of the letters K and F.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower left corner: Very beautiful brownish/ green foliage, feathery. Stems and trunk very light. The/ ramifications conspicuous hearly to the ends of the twigs; and again, at lower right: 2- green hanging veg / etation resembles a species / of parasite / 3 earthy rock.

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Drawing, Botanical Studies and a House, probably from Colombia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-131

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