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Drawing, Details of Flowers, Plants and Trees Along a River Bank, Rio Magdalena, Colombia, 1853, probably May

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853, probably May and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper center: whitish gray stem / Tree / reddish brown / seed; at top right: Trees entirely smothered by vines; and at bottom right: Heavy masses of trees with lighter / green trees and shrubs before.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Details of Flowers, Plants and Trees Along a River Bank, Rio Magdalena, Colombia, 1853, probably May; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-848-b

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