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Drawing, Study of a tree trunk, 1850–60

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1850–60 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil, pencil, on cardboard.. 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

29.3 x 46.2 cm (11 9/16 x 18 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of a tree trunk, 1850–60; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil, pencil, on cardboard.; 29.3 x 46.2 cm (11 9/16 x 18 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-826

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