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Drawing, Cloud Studies with Setting Sun, August 1844

This is a Drawing. It is dated August 1844 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on off-white 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: 25.8 x 38.8 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: 1 dark organge purple wiht broad masses of orange light / 2 light fleecy stringy clouds, yellow and light / 3 red sun ray; and again at upper right: Aug 1844 Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: Sep 1844

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cloud Studies with Setting Sun, August 1844; USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; Sheet: 25.8 x 38.8 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1392

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