Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, 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 recto: graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on brown paper verso: graphite on brown paper. 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
31.4 × 45 cm (12 3/8 × 17 11/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Recto: Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union Verso: Stamped in ink, at bottom center: Lugt 457d
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite with numbers at various locations; upper left: This mountain has / a rather barren appearance / like one cleared as in the States; again, at upper right edge: yellow / brown; again, at center right: Brown and grey / bushes; and at bottom right: 2 reddish green / 3 Yellowish grey / 4 grey / 5 reddish purple / 6 dark brown / 7 Blackish / warm / 8 Streak of salmon col[or]
Cite this object as
Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, Colombia, 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; recto: graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on brown paper verso: graphite on brown paper; 31.4 × 45 cm (12 3/8 × 17 11/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-264