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Drawing, Ceiba Tree at Mompos, Champan Canoe, Trees, and a Partial Boat, Rio Magdelena, Colombia

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853, probably May and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on gray 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

21.5 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed watermark: cadauceus, flanked by E and B in a shield. Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper center: Ceiba Tree / Mompos; and at upper right: Champan.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiba Tree at Mompos, Champan Canoe, Trees, and a Partial Boat, Rio Magdelena, Colombia; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Colombia; graphite on gray paper; 21.5 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-853

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