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Drawing, Landscape View of Rome from the Banks of the Tiber River, with Distant Views of the Castle Sant Angelo, Claude's Villa, and Saint Peter's Basilica, Part 1, March 18, 1869

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated March 18, 1869 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on green-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church and catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and Lillian Hill Clagett. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.1 x 44.3 cm (11 7/8 x 17 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with color notations across center: reddish / grey / green /reeds etc. / brown & green; again, at upper right: setting sun - 4 inches from edge; again, at lower left: red / muddy; again, at lower center: rich orange red sky; again, at bottom center: March 18th / 69 Castle St. Angelo / Claude's Villa / St. Peters - / 2- parts

Cite this object as

Drawing, Landscape View of Rome from the Banks of the Tiber River, with Distant Views of the Castle Sant Angelo, Claude's Villa, and Saint Peter's Basilica, Part 1, March 18, 1869; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Italy; graphite on green-gray wove paper; Sheet: 30.1 x 44.3 cm (11 7/8 x 17 7/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-594-c

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