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Drawing, Vision of the Cross, study for "Apotheosis to Thomas Cole", ca. 1847

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated ca. 1847 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on paperboard. 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 x 25.5 cm (7 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 x 2.5 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 x 1 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink ?, at ?: Cooper Union Stamps: brown rectancle with cut corners: Cooper-Union/Museum/New York and blue/grey wreath in center: Museum/for the/ Arts of/ Decoration/Cooper-Union.

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at lower edge: "Presented 1917 / by Mr. L.P. Church 245 G"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Vision of the Cross, study for "Apotheosis to Thomas Cole", ca. 1847; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paperboard; Sheet: 18 x 25.5 cm (7 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 x 2.5 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 x 1 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-254-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Thomas Cole and Frederic Church.

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