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Drawing, Studies of Trees and Plants seen from the Rio Magdalena, Columbia, 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 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: 21.5 x 27.7 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper right center: Tree with / greenish yellow flowers / massed all over; again, at lower center: Guaimaro [ not written by C.] - Whitish green color like / poplar somewhat. Bark very white grey; and at lower right: Branches some- / thing like the oak. / Leaves [design] hard and / shiny deep green.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of Trees and Plants seen from the Rio Magdalena, Columbia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray wove paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 27.7 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-135

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