Drawing, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, March 1868
This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated March 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil, graphite on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Frederic Church’s travels to the Middle East in 1867–69 provided the itinerary for de Forest’s tour of the region in 1875–76, when he attempted to visit all the settings that Church had painted. De Forest sketched an oil landscape with Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (as seen from further up the hill) on March 15, 1876.
This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Jerusalem: Frederic Church and Lockwood de Forest Paint the Sacred City .
This object was
Louis P. Church.
It is credited
Gift of Louis P. Church.
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Its dimensions are
30 x 47 cm (11 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Drawing, Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, March 1868; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Israel; brush and oil, graphite on cardboard; 30 x 47 cm (11 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-341
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church.