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Drawing, Cotopaxi from near Ambato, Ecuador

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on buff 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: 12.4 x 19.8 cm (4 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in black ink, at lower left: Museum for Art of Decoration - Cooper Union Verso: Stamped in black ink at center: Museum for Art of Decoration - Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower right: Cotopaxi from near / Ambato; again (1853) erased; and also erased at lower left: Presented 1917 / By L. P. Church N [?] 126.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Cotopaxi from near Ambato, Ecuador; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and white gouache on buff paper; Sheet: 12.4 x 19.8 cm (4 7/8 x 7 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-120

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