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Drawing, Botanical Studies of Tree, May–June 1857

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May–June 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite support: buff 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

18 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: Verso, bottom: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Recto: Right center, in graphite: Tree fern/ and grasses Verso: upper left, in graphite: 2-leaves at side/ rich green/ in front golden yellow/ inclining to orange/ spangle effect; upper right, in graphite: 2 Rich brown/ stem; right center, in graphite: | Red/ 2-yellow/ 3-green/ petal of lower/ of ---/ Plant

Cite this object as

Drawing, Botanical Studies of Tree, May–June 1857; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite support: buff paper; 18 x 11 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-834

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