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Drawing, Cloud-capped South American Mountain Landscape Seen Beside a Bay, Part 1?

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853, probably May and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on light 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: 21.5 x 30 cm (8 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: 2- Mountains capped with clouds / 3- Portions of rock seen

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cloud-capped South American Mountain Landscape Seen Beside a Bay, Part 1?; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 30 cm (8 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-414

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