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Drawing, Sketch of a Barn and Haystack, 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 pencil on white 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

25.8 × 38.8 cm (10 3/16 × 15 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite: "Sycamore" in the foreground. At right, a hay stack, and the date: "Sep 1844." Below, cows grazing near a tall pine tree and "Sep 1844." Verso: a single pine tree, and the date: "Sep 1844 / M[ountain] H[ouse]."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch of a Barn and Haystack, September 1844; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; pencil on white paper; 25.8 × 38.8 cm (10 3/16 × 15 1/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1401

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