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Drawing, Mountainous Landscape with a Waterfall, near Tuquerres, Colombia, August 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on light brown 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: 24.6 x 32.1 cm (9 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: [I with a "-"over top]OHANNOT Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457e Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457c and Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: A bit of scenery on the road [struck out: bettween] near Tuquerres Recollection / Aug / 53

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mountainous Landscape with a Waterfall, near Tuquerres, Colombia, August 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite, brush and white gouache on light brown paper.; Sheet: 24.6 x 32.1 cm (9 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-855

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