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Drawing, Valley among Mountains, Guanoco, near Guaranda, Ecuador.

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 11, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored 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

Sheet: 35.8 x 54.7 cm (14 1/8 x 21 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

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

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: near Guaranda / Guanoco near Guanoco June 11th //57 / Distant Mountains very delicate blue -- Clouds very bright Verso: In scribed in graphite, at right center: 1917.4.102.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Valley among Mountains, Guanoco, near Guaranda, Ecuador.; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on cream-colored paper; Sheet: 35.8 x 54.7 cm (14 1/8 x 21 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-102

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