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Drawing, Bamboos, Vine and a Young Palm, Plant, and Two Scenes of Rain Falling from Clouds over Ridges, 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 28.1 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper center: vine & / young palm; again, at upper right: Light yellow green; again, at center left: A group of Bamboos / a bunch of stems with / rich light masses of delicate / yellowish green foliage; and at center right: common & / curious effects / of rain.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bamboos, Vine and a Young Palm, Plant, and Two Scenes of Rain Falling from Clouds over Ridges, Rio Magdalena, Colombia, 1853, probably May; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 28.1 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-849

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