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Drawing, Fountain in Piazza of St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy, January 1868

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated January 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on 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: 8.6 x 11.8 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite at upper right: 2 Blue / 3 purple Blue; and again at lower right: st. Peters Jan / 68 Verso: Inscribed in graphite at upper margin: O Sky lowtoned and not clear blue / general plan - Mass of open sky contrasted / to rich luminous browns gold orange / greenish

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fountain in Piazza of St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy, January 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Italy; graphite on paper; Sheet: 8.6 x 11.8 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-154

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