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Drawing, Study of Two Trees and Three Plants, near Jorje, Ecuador

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated July 23, 1857 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on light brown 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

30 × 42.1 cm (11 13/16 × 16 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: stems dark / tree f [orms or erns ?]; numbers at various locations on plants at right; again, at lower right: 2 orange / 3 yellow verona light / 4 green - 5 similar in color and / texture to ...(?) cabbage / water; and at bottom center: July 23d / 57

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Two Trees and Three Plants, near Jorje, Ecuador; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Ecuador; graphite on light brown paper; 30 × 42.1 cm (11 13/16 × 16 9/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-857

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