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Drawing, Valley with a Winding Stream Cutting through a Mountain Plateau near Tacunga and San Miguel, Ecuador, June 17, 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 17, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and trace of white gouache on green-gray papr. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.3 x 44.6 cm (11 15/16 x 17 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at middle foreground: yellowish/ blue brown; again, at lower right foreground: Bushes trees, and ground; and at bottom right: Near Tacunga June 17th / 57/ near San Miguel

Cite this object as

Drawing, Valley with a Winding Stream Cutting through a Mountain Plateau near Tacunga and San Miguel, Ecuador, June 17, 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and trace of white gouache on green-gray papr; Sheet: 30.3 x 44.6 cm (11 15/16 x 17 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-239

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