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Drawing, Distant View of the Volcanos Tolima and Ruiz from the Vicinity of Tequendama Falls, Colombia, June 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on olive 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

Sheet: 30.2 x 45.9 cm (11 7/8 x 18 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with figures and at various locations: very rich in trees / rock / ferns / 2 ochrous orange mixed with gray / 3 Brownish Bushes and small herbage / Snowpeaks Tolima and Ruiz - from the vicinity of Tequendama Falls; followed by the date.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Distant View of the Volcanos Tolima and Ruiz from the Vicinity of Tequendama Falls, Colombia, June 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and white gouache on olive paper; Sheet: 30.2 x 45.9 cm (11 7/8 x 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-65

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