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1917

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Drawing, Icebergs, July 1, 1859

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1, 1859 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white and green gouache on blue-green wove 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

27.5 x 45.5 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Lower left: stamp of Cooper Union Museum [Lugt 457c]

It is signed

Dated lower right in graphite: July 1st/59

It is inscribed

Inscribed on third and fourth sketch, top row: "2" and annotated below " 2 Blue exquisite green blue / strange supernatural"; on second sketch fourth row: "3" and annotated below "3 Exquisite opalescent blue green"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Icebergs, July 1, 1859; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white and green gouache on blue-green wove paper; 27.5 x 45.5 cm (10 13/16 x 17 15/16 in. ); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-298

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