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Drawing, North Peristyle of the Parthenon, Athens

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1869 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil, graphite on thin board. 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

32.9 × 25.4 cm (12 15/16 in. × 10 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, North Peristyle of the Parthenon, Athens; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil, graphite on thin board; 32.9 × 25.4 cm (12 15/16 in. × 10 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-573-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition MMA American Wing Frederic Church Oil Sketches.

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