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Drawing, Calle de Commerce, Barranquilla, Colombia, May 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on cream colored wove paper, darkened to brown and pieced along right edge.. 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

29.5 x 41.2 cm (11 5/8 x 16 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Museum of the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union Museum [Lugt 457c] Verso: Stamped in ink, at center right: 457d

It is inscribed

Across bottom of sheet in graphite: Barranquilla - May - 53 / Calle de Commerce

Cite this object as

Drawing, Calle de Commerce, Barranquilla, Colombia, May 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and white gouache on cream colored wove paper, darkened to brown and pieced along right edge.; 29.5 x 41.2 cm (11 5/8 x 16 1/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-57

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