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Drawing, Tethered Donkey and a Style of Fence, South America

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1853 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream-colored 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

24.3 x 31.7 cm (9 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto: Stamped in ink, at lower left: Lugt457c Verso: Stamped in ink, at center: Lugt 457d

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite with figures at various locations, and at top center: 2- Yellowish Brown grey / 3- dirty white; and again at top right: Style of fence.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tethered Donkey and a Style of Fence, South America; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); graphite on cream-colored paper; 24.3 x 31.7 cm (9 9/16 x 12 1/2 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-119-b

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