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Drawing, El Yemen Valley, Arabia: Rock Wall

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated February 20, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto: graphite on gray paper verso: graphite, brush and white gouache on gray 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: 12.2 x 20.3 cm (4 13/16 x 8 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite, at upper left: El Yemen Verso: Inscribed in graphite, at various locations: Light / w[hite] / brown / Rich / white grey; and at lower right: El Yemen

Cite this object as

Drawing, El Yemen Valley, Arabia: Rock Wall; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); recto: graphite on gray paper verso: graphite, brush and white gouache on gray paper; Sheet: 12.2 x 20.3 cm (4 13/16 x 8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-176

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