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Cut Out Katahdin

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:30:34 +0000
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Hudson River School
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Frederic Edwin Church
Description:
Drawing, Mount Katahdin Rising over Katahdin Lake, before 1878; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite on paperboard; Sheet: 30.6 x 50.8 cm (12 1/16 x 20 in.) Frame H x W x D: 60 x 75.6 cm (23 5/8 x 29 3/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-626“The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. Only daring and insolent men, perchance, go there.”   – Henry David Thoreau, “The Maine Woods” Praised by his mentor Thomas...
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