Drawing, Niagara Falls in Winter
This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated March 21, 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray buff paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Louis P. Church.
It is credited
Gift of Louis P. Church.
Its dimensions are
Sheet: 29.8 x 44.6 cm (11 3/4 x 17 9/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamped in black ink, at lower left: Lugt 457d, noir
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, at bottom left: Niagara/ March 21.56; again at upper right: 2. Blue sha- dow 3. Illuminated with mist / 4. Mist 5. Green 6. Grey green; again within bank, at left of center: mist ; and within water, at right of center: purplish.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Niagara Falls in Winter; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray buff paper.; Sheet: 29.8 x 44.6 cm (11 3/4 x 17 9/16 in.) Frame H x W x D: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-144
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape.