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Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and white gouache on grey-greey laid paper; verso: graphite
Dimensions:
12.5 × 17.5 cm (4 15/16 × 6 7/8 in.)
Type:
landscapes
drawing
Object Name:
drawing
Made in:
Greece
Place depicted:
Greece
Date:
April 14-25, 1869
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Landscape sketch showing an oblique view of mountains on the coast of the Gulf of Corinth in Greece. Layered mountain slopes descend from upper left to lower right as they extend from foreground to the middle distance. The mountains are highlighted in white gouache with a cloud of mist above them at upper center.
Verso: Incomplete sketch showing a portion of a landscape, in the form of two lines that suggest a horizon and a thin cloud. Likely part of a larger sketch.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-435
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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/kq4c67779da-ecd4-4351-b060-ee7d6c88d494
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1917-4-435