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Drawing, Mt. Desert Island, Maine Coast

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1850 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is oil on cream wove paper. 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

19.6 x 30.5 cm (7 11/16 x 12 in.)

It is inscribed

In brush and black oil paint, bottom right: "M. Desert / 1850".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mt. Desert Island, Maine Coast; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; oil on cream wove paper; 19.6 x 30.5 cm (7 11/16 x 12 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-646

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