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Drawing, View of the Riverbank Village of Gaurumo with a Church, Houses, Many Palms and a Boat Visible Before a Distant Hill, With a Additional Sketches of Tree Top and Palm Below, 1853, probably May

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 29.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with numbers and an x mark at various locations, and at top right: Guarumo - village; and again, at lower left: 2- Beautiful sloping band overgrown / with grassy herbage / x Church white and also one or two / houses. Many Cocoanuts presenting / a soft drooping effect of foliage / 3- distant hill.

Cite this object as

Drawing, View of the Riverbank Village of Gaurumo with a Church, Houses, Many Palms and a Boat Visible Before a Distant Hill, With a Additional Sketches of Tree Top and Palm Below, 1853, probably May; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); possibly Colombia; graphite on light gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 29.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-416

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