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Drawing, Sketches from Italy: Building with a Tower, Mountain, and Man

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated April 29, 1869 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

Sheet: 12.5 x 17.1 cm (4 15/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at center: Italy;at bottom right in various locations; 2 / 2 bright yellow / flower bushes green / yel [low] / spring; and at left: yel green Verso: Inscribed with caption in graphite: Near Velletri / [ and dated April 29, 1869]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches from Italy: Building with a Tower, Mountain, and Man; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); Italy; graphite on gray paper; Sheet: 12.5 x 17.1 cm (4 15/16 x 6 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-86

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