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Sketches from the Rio Magdalena, Colombia. Botanical sketches. A church. Similar to -103.

Frederic Edwin ChurchMay 1853

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Horizontal rectangle: Isolated and a group of trees and plants, across the top row; three palms with facade and steeple of a church, at center; and a tree and plant at a slope, at bottom.

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  • Title: Sketches from the Rio Magdalena, Colombia. Botanical sketches. A church. Similar to -103.
  • Creator: Frederic Edwin Church
  • Date Created: May 1853
  • Markings: Watermark: Impressed with Caduceus, flanked by E and B in shield.
  • Inscribed: Inscribed in graphite, at top right: organges and plantans; at center: Palm / Coco / C[oco] / Church; at bottom: W Plant by the water - resembles the palm
  • Dimensions: Sheet: 21.5 x 27.6 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 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), 28, b.
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Louis P. Church
  • Medium: Graphite on gray paper

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