Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, Colombia
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and white gouache, graphite on light brown wove paper, laid down. 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
44.4 × 30.3 cm (17 1/2 × 11 15/16 in.)
It has the following markings
Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union
It is inscribed
Inscribed in graphite, at top: A beautiful clear green / b dull green / c fine russet reddish / and orange / all the rock to the right is beautifully / broken with vines, moss, weeds, large leaved plants. [?] / 2 yellowish soil or rock / 3 In sunlight, the rest of the hill in shadow / 4 ochrous yellow, bright / 5 gray/ 6 light gray / 7 reddish orange / 8 purplish gray with/ masses and streaks of 7.; lower right: There was a splendid effect of the / whole picture in shadow with the exception of the / left as far as 4, 5, and 6 [?]
Cite this object as
Drawing, Tequendama Falls near Bogotá, Colombia; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and white gouache, graphite on light brown wove paper, laid down; 44.4 × 30.3 cm (17 1/2 × 11 15/16 in.) ; Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-261