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Drawing, Landscape Near Melgar, Colombia, 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 on tan 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: 30.5 x 40.3 cm (12 x 15 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457 c Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite with numbers and repeatedly at various locations: trees / water / grassy green / rock / plain; again, at lower right: 2 Brownish rock with warm light projections / always [struck out: among] in the hollows of the rocks and mountains / trees grow. masses of rock warm white or grey; and at bottom right: Near Melgar - July - 53 - Verso: Inscribed at lower right: I 79 / 1917.4.80

Cite this object as

Drawing, Landscape Near Melgar, Colombia, July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on tan paper; Sheet: 30.5 x 40.3 cm (12 x 15 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-80

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