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1917

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Drawing, Erupting Volcano (Cotopaxi), South America, September 1853, 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 brush and oil paint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24.3 x 41cm (9 9/16 x 16 1/8in.) H x W x D (2nd support): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower right in paint film: S [underlined] [E (?)]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Erupting Volcano (Cotopaxi), South America, September 1853, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paper; H x W x D: 24.3 x 41cm (9 9/16 x 16 1/8in.) H x W x D (2nd support): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1332-a

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