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Drawing, Recollections of a View from a Hill near Cartago, Colombia with a Woman Carrying a Water Jar on Her Head, July 1853

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

30.7 x 45.7 cm (12 1/16 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite?, at bottom right: "Recollection of a view from a hill near Cartago - July - 1853 -.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Recollections of a View from a Hill near Cartago, Colombia with a Woman Carrying a Water Jar on Her Head, July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and white gouache on buff-colored paper; 30.7 x 45.7 cm (12 1/16 x 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-75

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