Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, Colombia, July 1853
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, white gouache on buff wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
Sheet: 45.9 x 31.6 cm (18 1/16 x 12 7/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamps: lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
It is inscribed
in graphite, center, right bank: All trees; below: Moss; Moss and trickling/water; at lower right: Beautiful green weedy. . . (?) / 3 Rich ochrous or-ange / 4 more red and less brilliant than 3 / 5 duller than 4 but lighter. All of these rocks are / interspersed with bushes and weeds with the ex- ception / of 3 and 4 / 6 moss-Rocks in the stream generally brown. / Inscribed at lower left: The Fall of Tequendama / near Bogota NG / Height 670 ft.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, Colombia, July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, white gouache on buff wove paper; Sheet: 45.9 x 31.6 cm (18 1/16 x 12 7/16 in.) Mat (Mat): 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-260