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Drawing, Mount Chimborazo at Sunset, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on tan wove 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: 19.7 x 35.6 cm (7 3/4 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, along bottom right margin: 2 - Dazzling from sun / 3 Warm lakyneutral / 4 Cooler and darker / 5 red orange light 6 shadow dark blue purple with blue lights / 7 Dark laky brown very dark / 8 Dark purple laky-tender/9 Brown purple X Brilliantly lighted with orange. Lower middle left: Chimborazo / July 13th, 57 / 10 top gilt with the sun / sky grayish and warm / 11 Dark cool purple

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mount Chimborazo at Sunset, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on tan wove paper; Sheet: 19.7 x 35.6 cm (7 3/4 x 14 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1337

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