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Drawing, View from the East of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador, June 3, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 3, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on green gray 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: 17.6 x 26 cm (6 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower center: Chimborazo East/ June 3 57 / near San Miguel de Chimbo

Cite this object as

Drawing, View from the East of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador, June 3, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and white gouache on green gray paper; Sheet: 17.6 x 26 cm (6 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-205

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