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Drawing, River through Mountain Valley with Sky and Crescent Moon

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated November 1866 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Louis P. Church. It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 12.3 x 22.7 cm (4 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, River through Mountain Valley with Sky and Crescent Moon; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite, brush and white gouache on cream wove paper; Sheet: 12.3 x 22.7 cm (4 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-1092

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