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Drawing, Studies from Guaccamaya, Bogotá, Colombia, June–July 1853

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June–July 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor on blue green paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

27.3 x 35.2 cm (10 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. )irreg.

It is inscribed

At lower center in graphite: Guaccomaya / Bogatá. At bottom: a berry of enormous size / Large, so called / Black berry - / colored / size in nature & / not extraordinary.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies from Guaccamaya, Bogotá, Colombia, June–July 1853; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and watercolor on blue green paper; 27.3 x 35.2 cm (10 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. )irreg.; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-877

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