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Drawing, Gorge of the Niagara River, 1856

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

27 x 55.9 cm (10 5/8 x 22 in.) Mat (Mat): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Gorge of the Niagara River, 1856; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paperboard; 27 x 55.9 cm (10 5/8 x 22 in.) Mat (Mat): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-168

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition MMA American Wing Frederic Church Oil Sketches.

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