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Drawing, Beirut, 1868

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

8.6 × 12.2 cm (3 3/8 × 4 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto, Inscribed, in graphite, upper left (artist’s hand): light.; in graphite, upper right (artist’s hand): Rain bow over the/ Mediterranean sea/ greenish.; in graphite, lower left (artist’s hand): red/ w/ 2 Dark Blue/ 3 purple/ 4 G blue/.; in graphite, lower right (artist’s hand): Beĭrut.; Verso, Inscribed, in graphite, lower right (artist's hand): shadow of/ boat on the/ bottom.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Beirut, 1868; USA; graphite on cream paper; 8.6 × 12.2 cm (3 3/8 × 4 13/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-923

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