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Sketches of Trees, Vines and a Bank of the Rio Magdalena, Columbia

Frederic Edwin Church1853, probably May

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Horizontal view of a series of sketches from the Rio Magdalena, Columbia: Trees reflected in water at top left; a group of trees at right; and bank of the river at bottom.

Details

  • Title: Sketches of Trees, Vines and a Bank of the Rio Magdalena, Columbia
  • Creator: Frederic Edwin Church
  • Date Created: 1853, probably May
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Louis P. Church
  • Medium: Graphite on gray paper
  • Inscribed: Inscribed in graphite ?, at top left: 2 Hanging vines / 2; and at bottom: Rio Magdalena
  • Dimensions: Sheet: 21.5 x 28.2 cm (8 7/16 x 11 1/8 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), 63.

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