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Drawing, Moonlit Coast (Possibly Maine), 1845–55

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1845–55 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on cardboard. 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

25 x 32 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Moonlit Coast (Possibly Maine), 1845–55; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on cardboard; 25 x 32 cm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1370

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