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Drawing, Three Large Pine Trees Along a Rocky Stream Bank, September 1844

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 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.

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

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 38.8 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: The rock-covered with grey / greenish, green, black and other / mosses and ferns, likewise / the crevices and juttings - / Upper part of the tree lighted / brilliant with yellow sunlight / Sept. 1844; and again at various locations through lower center: moss/ moss/ grey rock / grass and rock / various ferns plants etc. / grass / sand .

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Large Pine Trees Along a Rocky Stream Bank, September 1844; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper; Sheet: 38.8 x 25.8 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1398

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