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Drawing, Classical Ruins, Syria

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated May 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, oil on academy board. 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 18.1 × 25.7 cm (7 1/8 × 10 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Classical Ruins, Syria; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Syria; graphite, oil on academy board; H x W: 18.1 × 25.7 cm (7 1/8 × 10 1/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1081

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church.

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