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Artist:
Frederic Edwin Church, American, 1826–1900  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions:
12.4 × 19.7 cm (4 7/8 × 7 3/4 in.)
Type:
landscapes
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Popayan, Colombia and Ecuador
Place depicted:
Popayan, Colombia and Ecuador, South America
Date:
August 10, 27 1853
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Landscape study showing two views of mountainous terrain in Colombia and Ecuador. Composition divided horizontally by a line at middle. Above, the distant, snow-capped peak of Purace emerges from behind other mountain peaks, as viewed from the Colombian city of Popoyan. Below, a view looking down on a series of sharp and rugged mountain ridges in Ecuador is visible.
Credit Line:
Gift of Louis P. Church
Accession Number:
1917-4-774-b
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/kq4300287f3-221c-4cdd-9cd9-70eca920fbc3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1917-4-774-b