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Drawing, Effect of Light on Jerusalem

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated April 2, 1868 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

12.2 × 20.5 cm (4 13/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower right in graphite: Effect of Light on Jerusalem/ April 2, 1868

Cite this object as

Drawing, Effect of Light on Jerusalem; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray wove paper; 12.2 × 20.5 cm (4 13/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 × 55.9 cm (16 × 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-436-a

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