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Drawing, Botanical Sketches, Possibly Bamboos, Palms and Bushes, Ecuador or Colombia

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 or 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on greenish-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

27.4 x 30.1 cm (10 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457c

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at left: ... [?] bamboos; and again, at bottom left: weeds in running water / 2 rich green on surface rest / fades into brown grey [see curatorial remarks]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Botanical Sketches, Possibly Bamboos, Palms and Bushes, Ecuador or Colombia; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on greenish-gray paper.; 27.4 x 30.1 cm (10 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-856

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