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Drawing. a. Sketch. Tequendama Ralls near Bogota, Colombia. b. View of distant mountain ranges.

Frederic Edwin Church1853

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Recto: The Falls are visible in the back center framed by tree-covered hills.Verso: Tree tops fill the foreground, ridges rise in the middleground, and high ranges with a central snow-covered peak rise in the background above the clouds.

Details

  • Title: Drawing. a. Sketch. Tequendama Ralls near Bogota, Colombia. b. View of distant mountain ranges.
  • Creator: Frederic Edwin Church
  • Date Created: 1853
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Louis P. Church
  • Medium: Graphite, brush and oxidized white gouace on gray paper
  • Paper Support: Gray paper
  • Markings: Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt 457cVerso: Stamped in ink, at lower center: Lugt 457e
  • Inscribed: Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at center right: rock; and at lower right: OverVerso: Inscribed in graphite, at lower right: Over
  • Dimensions: Sheet: 31.8 x 44.5 cm (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)
  • Bibliography: Navas Sanz de Santamaria, Pablo. The Journey of Frederic Edwin Church through Colombia and Ecuador, April-October 1853 (Bogata, Colombia: Villegas Editores in association with Universidad de los Andes and Thomas Greg & Sons, 2008), 73, a.

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