See more objects with the tag castles, fortresses, mountains, unfinished, hilltops.

See more objects with the color rosybrown darkolivegreen grey darkgrey lightgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline



  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

Drawing, The Castle at Salzburg

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard. 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

32.5 × 50.5 cm (12 13/16 × 19 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom: two squares of yellow. Written with pencil over the right one upon the whitish grounding color: "oil mix . jades (?) / Lem yel".

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Castle at Salzburg; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard; 32.5 × 50.5 cm (12 13/16 × 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-303-a

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Drawing, The Castle at Salzburg |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=1 February 2023 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>