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, brush and white gouache on buff wove paper, laid down . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Louis P. Church.
It is credited
Gift of Louis P. Church.
Its dimensions are
46 × 31.7 cm (18 1/8 × 12 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union
It is inscribed
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, brush and white gouache on buff wove paper, laid down ; 46 × 31.7 cm (18 1/8 × 12 1/2 in.) ; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-260