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Drawing, Snow-covered Peak of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador, July 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on heavy greenish 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: 23 x 28.7 cm (9 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457e; again, at bottome center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: Chimborazo [written hurriedly and corrected: Chimborazo

Cite this object as

Drawing, Snow-covered Peak of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador, July 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and white gouache on heavy greenish paper; Sheet: 23 x 28.7 cm (9 1/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1338

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