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Drawing, Damascus, Syria, Seen from the Northwest, Part 2, 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 grpahite, brush and white gouache on light 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: 28.8 x 44.1 cm (11 5/16 x 17 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at various locations: last / olives warm grey / poplars upright rich green / reddish; and again at lower right: 2d part / of sketch of / Damascus / from wely.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Damascus, Syria, Seen from the Northwest, Part 2, April or May 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Syria; grpahite, brush and white gouache on light paper; Sheet: 28.8 x 44.1 cm (11 5/16 x 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-158-b

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