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Drawing, Valley Landscape with Snow Capped Peaks, Bernese Alps, Switzerland, Part 1

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated September 1, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray-blue 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: 44.2 x 30 cm (17 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: green; again, at bottom left: Presented 1917 / by Mr. Louis P. Church 8 [?] 04 [or7?]; and again, at bottom right: Sept 1st // 68 / Two parts E

Cite this object as

Drawing, Valley Landscape with Snow Capped Peaks, Bernese Alps, Switzerland, Part 1; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Switzerland; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray-blue paper; Sheet: 44.2 x 30 cm (17 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-269-a

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