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Drawing, Jamaican Coast and Sky Seen from near Captain Kent, Bellevue, Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on green 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: 27.5 x 44.3 cm (10 13/16 x 17 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: Jamaica / July // 65 / near Capt [ain] Kent / Bellevue

Cite this object as

Drawing, Jamaican Coast and Sky Seen from near Captain Kent, Bellevue, Jamaica; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Jamaica; graphite, brush and white gouache on green paper; Sheet: 27.5 x 44.3 cm (10 13/16 x 17 7/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-392-c

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