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Drawing, Fig Tree and Wild Philodendron

This is a drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on thin off-white paperboard. 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

28.9 × 25.4 cm (11 3/8 × 10 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fig Tree and Wild Philodendron; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite on thin off-white paperboard; 28.9 × 25.4 cm (11 3/8 × 10 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-393-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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