Drawing, South American Landscape, 1854

  • Creator: Frederic Edwin Church
  • Year: 2019
  • Location: United States

Illuminated by a rainbow, a church in lower right foreground stands on a promontory overlooking lush valley which is bordered by slopes of a high plateau. Chimborazo rises at left out of a range which includes another great mountain, possibly Cotopaxi, seen in the central distance. Dark clouds appear in left sky.

Drawing, South American Landscape, 1854; Frederic Edwin Church (American, 1826–1900); USA; brush and oil paint, traces of graphite on thin paperboard; Sheet: 28.1 x 43.1 cm (11 1/16 x 16 15/16 in.)
Mat (Mat): 40.6 x 55.9 cm (16 x 22 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-708

Gift of Louis P. Church

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