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Drawing, Cotton Tree Roots Growing on a Slope, Jamaica

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray 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

Sheet: 44.3 x 27.4 cm (17 7/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: chocolate / mixed /green patches / green/moss; again, at upper center: 13 ft diam; and at bottom right: Cotton tree / Jamaica - May / 65

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cotton Tree Roots Growing on a Slope, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray wove paper; Sheet: 44.3 x 27.4 cm (17 7/16 x 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-339-c

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