Drawing, Damascus, Syria, Seen from the Northwest, Part 1, April or May 1868
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated April or May 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on blueish green 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: 27.5 x 44 cm (10 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite at upper right: 2 Blue water / 3 soft laky brown / 4 color of ground; at various locations with figures and as follows: village yel[low] / laky / shadows / Brown with grey purple in / general hue compared with green / red brown / yel[low] brown / tree line / treel[ine] (?) / dark green / ground / yel green / trees .... (?) leaf laky / olives light / color of ground; and again at lower right: Damascus from wely (2 parts) 1st part / 2d is in light paper
Cite this object as
Drawing, Damascus, Syria, Seen from the Northwest, Part 1, April or May 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Syria; graphite, brush and white gouache on blueish green paper; Sheet: 27.5 x 44 cm (10 13/16 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-158-a