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Drawing, Sunset over Hilltops, Jamaica, West Indies

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated August 1865 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and oil paint, graphite on thin cream 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.

  • Frieze (USA)
  • machine-printed paper.
  • Gift of Paul F. Franco.
  • 1938-50-16

Its dimensions are

21.2 x 30.5 cm (8 3/8 x 12 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brown/red oil at bottom right: Aug 65 / Jamaica

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sunset over Hilltops, Jamaica, West Indies; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, graphite on thin cream paperboard; 21.2 x 30.5 cm (8 3/8 x 12 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-418-a

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