Drawing, Details of Mountain Sheds, Houses and a Rock, Bernese Alps, Switzerland
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 3, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on light gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Louis P. Church.
It is credited
Gift of Louis P. Church.
Its dimensions are
Sheet: 11.7 x 20.5 cm (4 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: Delicious / bt sienna wood / and Raw sienna / ..... [?] purple;captioned at bottom center: Rock at bed of stream / wild precipice; and again at lower right: grey / slate / shiny / brown / grey. Verso: Inscribed in graphite at ?: yel [low] streaks / rich / sienna brown; and again over the houses: covered with chips black / stone roof yel grey; and again at lower right: near Bel Alp / [and the date].
Cite this object as
Drawing, Details of Mountain Sheds, Houses and a Rock, Bernese Alps, Switzerland; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Switzerland; graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 11.7 x 20.5 cm (4 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-165