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Drawing, At the Base of the American Falls, Niagara, 1856

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on paper board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 29.5 x 35 cm (11 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

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Drawing, At the Base of the American Falls, Niagara, 1856; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paper board; Sheet: 29.5 x 35 cm (11 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1353

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.

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