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Drawing, Mount Chimborazo, View from Riobamba, Ecuador

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on buff-colored wove 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: 31.5 x 45.8 cm (12 3/8 x 18 1/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: over [with an arrow]; again, twice at lower left: yerba; and again, at lower right: Chimborazo from Riobamba.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mount Chimborazo, View from Riobamba, Ecuador; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and oxidized white gouache on buff-colored wove paper; Sheet: 31.5 x 45.8 cm (12 3/8 x 18 1/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-109

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