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Drawing, South American Landscape, 1854

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1854 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, traces of graphite on thin paperboard. 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: 28.1 x 43.1 cm (11 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on verso: South America $300 / by Fr E. Church

Cite this object as

Drawing, South American Landscape, 1854; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, traces of graphite on thin paperboard; Sheet: 28.1 x 43.1 cm (11 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-708

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