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Drawing, Cloud study, 1870–80

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1870–80 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil on cardboard. 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

18.9 x 30.6 cm (7 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)

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Drawing, Cloud study, 1870–80; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil on cardboard; 18.9 x 30.6 cm (7 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-336-b

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