Drawing, Half Dome, Yosemite, 1873
This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1873 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on blue-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
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.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Half Dome, Yosemite, 1873; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on blue-gray wove paper; 36.9 x 25.7 cm (14 1/2 x 10 1/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-32
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Frederic Church, Winslow Homer & Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.