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Drawing, Valley with a Bridge and Houses, near Guaranda, Ecuador

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated June 5, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on gray 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: 29.1 x 54.8 cm (11 7/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with numbers at various locations; again, at lower center: 2- Brown Tree / 3- yellow flowers; and at lower right: near Guaranda June 5th // 57 / Rich banks of earth stones bluish / and all colors.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Valley with a Bridge and Houses, near Guaranda, Ecuador; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite, brush and white gouache on gray paper; Sheet: 29.1 x 54.8 cm (11 7/16 x 21 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-203

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