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Drawing, Study of a Rosa de Panama or Oleander Plant, May–June 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May–June 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.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 17.8 x 10.6 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink, at upper left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at upper page: Dead; Black stems/ splendid Rose- colored flowers/ shining green leaves; and at bottom of page: Rosa de Panama. Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at left: Red Brown stem; and at center: grey stem.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a Rosa de Panama or Oleander Plant, May–June 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on paper; Sheet: 17.8 x 10.6 cm (7 x 4 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-216

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