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Drawing, Head of a Camel, Acanthus Leaf on Capital

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederic Edwin Church. It is dated Possibly February 17, 1868 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on 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

8.6 × 12.4 cm (3 3/8 × 4 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: Simûa–; lower left: broken Capital / Simû-a Verso: Inscribed in graphite, upper center: Simûa

Cite this object as

Drawing, Head of a Camel, Acanthus Leaf on Capital; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; graphite on paper; 8.6 × 12.4 cm (3 3/8 × 4 7/8 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-460

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