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Drawing, Study of Rocks, Petra

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated February 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil on cardboard. 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

Image: 11.3 × 22.9 cm (4 7/16 in. × 9 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.4 × 49.5 × 2.9 cm (15 1/2 × 19 1/2 × 1 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pencil, lower center: Petra

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Rocks, Petra; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil on cardboard; Image: 11.3 × 22.9 cm (4 7/16 in. × 9 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.) Frame H x W x D: 39.4 × 49.5 × 2.9 cm (15 1/2 × 19 1/2 × 1 1/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-813-b

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