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Drawing, St. Peter's Basilica from the Pincio, Rome, late 1868 or early 1869

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated late 1868 or early 1869 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil, graphite on thin cream 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

28.1 × 38.7 cm (11 1/16 × 15 1/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, St. Peter's Basilica from the Pincio, Rome, late 1868 or early 1869; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil, graphite on thin cream paperboard; 28.1 × 38.7 cm (11 1/16 × 15 1/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-610-b

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