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Drawing, Olana from the Southwest

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated ca. 1872 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint on thin paperboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Frequently Asked Question.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

30.6 x 24.3 cm (12 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso: Mr. Church's house at / Hudson, N. York.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Olana from the Southwest; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on thin paperboard; 30.6 x 24.3 cm (12 1/16 x 9 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-666

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