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Drawing, Clouds and Sunset, Jamaica, August 1865

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite traces on thin 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

25.7 × 30.5 cm (10 1/8 × 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black oil paint, lower right: Jamaica / Aug 65

Cite this object as

Drawing, Clouds and Sunset, Jamaica, August 1865; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite traces on thin paperboard; 25.7 × 30.5 cm (10 1/8 × 12 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-409-b

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