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Drawing, Plant and Tree Study, June 2, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 2, 1857 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: 18.6 x 10.9 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.) Frame H x W x D: 50.3 x 39.6 x 1 cm (19 13/16 x 15 5/8 x 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at top right: Top red / some of the / leaves topped with scarlet; and at bottom right: June 2d / 57 Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at ?: Dark shadows Laky lights / blue gray shadow / gold very dark / gold / sea

Cite this object as

Drawing, Plant and Tree Study, June 2, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on paper; Sheet: 18.6 x 10.9 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.) Frame H x W x D: 50.3 x 39.6 x 1 cm (19 13/16 x 15 5/8 x 3/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-202

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