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Vertical vista features the granite peak of Half Dome, Yosemite, looming between boulders in the foreground and snowcapped mountains in the distance. In foreground, jutting rocks at center, pine trees and spruce at right.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1873 and we acquired it in 1917. Gift of Thomas Moran.

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Its medium is

brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on blue-gray wove paper

Its dimensions are

36.9 x 25.7 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on recto, lower right: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457c]

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: T.Moran; dated in pen and black ink, lower right: l873; also initialed (with monogram TYM) in black ink and dated in graphite, lower left corner: 1873

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: Yosemite; and also in graphite, lower right: South Dome.

This object was created by Thomas Moran

This object was catalogued by Megan L. Smith and Marilyn Symmes and donated by Thomas Moran

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