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Drawing, Studies of Trees and Rocks, Road to Mocho near Chimborazo, Ecuador, June 16, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 16, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on buff 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: 31 x 46.1 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper right: Whitish green leaves small; again, at lower left: rich moss/ greys whites; again, at center right: road; again, at lower center: rich mosses airplants on trees / Road to Mocho near Chimborazo / June 16 57; and at bottom left: S. America

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies of Trees and Rocks, Road to Mocho near Chimborazo, Ecuador, June 16, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on buff paper; Sheet: 31 x 46.1 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-234

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