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Drawing, Flowering Plants

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated ca. 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray 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: 12.3 x 22.8 cm (4 13/16 x 9 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at top left next to blossoming plant: faint purple; and at top right next to stem with blossoms: Golden rod

Cite this object as

Drawing, Flowering Plants; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray paper; Sheet: 12.3 x 22.8 cm (4 13/16 x 9 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-36-c

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