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Drawing, Two Houses in Barranquilla, Colombia, April 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated April 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. 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

31.6 x 44.6 cm (12 7/16 x 17 9/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in oil, at bottom right: F. CHURCH APRIL / - 53.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at bottom left: Barranquilla.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Houses in Barranquilla, Colombia, April 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard; 31.6 x 44.6 cm (12 7/16 x 17 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-51

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