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Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogata, Colombia, 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and oxidized white gouace on gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 31.8 x 44.5 cm (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at center right: rock; and at lower right: Over Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: Over

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogata, Colombia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and oxidized white gouace on gray paper; Sheet: 31.8 x 44.5 cm (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-262

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