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1917

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Drawing, View from the Hill of San Juan, probably Colombia

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on grey 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: 21.5 x 28.7 cm (8 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Parts of the letters K and F with the other parts of the letters visible on 1917-4-869-c Verso: Stamped in ink, at lower center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with numbers at various locations, again across upper margin: Hill broken with dots / and masses of rocks whitish / 2 Savanna or Plain interspersed / along the edges with / group and lines of / trees / 3 Flat Horizon; again, left center: clouds; again, at right center: bare; and at lower right: From the hill of San Juan.

Cite this object as

Drawing, View from the Hill of San Juan, probably Colombia; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on grey paper; Sheet: 21.5 x 28.7 cm (8 7/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-869-a

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