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Drawing, Niagara Falls in the Snow, seen from Goat Island

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1856 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint 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

H x W x D: 20.3 x 30.5cm (8 x 12in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at lower center: March 20 / 56

Cite this object as

Drawing, Niagara Falls in the Snow, seen from Goat Island; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint on paperboard; H x W x D: 20.3 x 30.5cm (8 x 12in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.7 x 50.2 cm (15 5/8 x 19 3/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-765-b

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