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Drawing, The Pitajaya Fruit, Columbia, 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 brush and oil paint, graphite on 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

29.4 x 36.9 cm (11 9/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and red oil paint, at lower right: Pitajaya - / June - 53

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Pitajaya Fruit, Columbia, June 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard; 29.4 x 36.9 cm (11 9/16 x 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-71

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