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Drawing, Five Botanical Studies with a Hanging Monkey, Probably Colombia, 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 light gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 21.5 x 27.9 cm (8 7/16 x 11 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at top center: Small tree; again, at top right: masses; again, at upper left: masses / form of leaves / Pale bluish green / masses turn up silvery / white [with is struck out] in a breeze / trunk white grey; again, at lower left: Memorandum / A species of tree / with rich chocolate / colored bark; again, at bottom right: [Lora pendula is rubbed out] / Lora pendula / Birdnests.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Five Botanical Studies with a Hanging Monkey, Probably Colombia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); probably Colombia; graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 27.9 cm (8 7/16 x 11 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-137

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