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Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900  Search this
Medium:
Oil and graphite on green paperboard
Dimensions:
23.2 × 30.6 cm (9 1/8 × 12 1/16 in.)
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Salzburg, Austria
Place depicted:
Salzburg, Austria
Date:
June - July 1868
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Landscape sketch showing a view of Hohensalzburg Fortress in Salzburg, Austria, and the Untersberg in the background. In the foreground, bushes and trees surround a green clearing with a river possibly just beyond it. Wooded, rolling terrain in the middle distance leads to an abrupt hill at center crowned by a wide, imposing castle. Made up of white walls, the castle has two tall, round turrets at center and right. In the background at right, the rocky, snowy peak of Untersberg is visible. Scene likely takes place during sunrise. Grey ground visible along lower margin.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-303-c
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq46515d136-aa87-4667-b5a5-db57a3a5c4ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1917-4-303-c